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Favre's retirement puts dent in Green Bay's economy
Brett Favre has put at least a small dent in Green Bay's economy. His decision to stay retired means he won't come back to Lambeau Field in a Minnesota Vikings' uniform on Nov. 1. And that means ticket brokers won't get the $300 a seat they were talking about earlier. Dennis Garrity...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
Farve calls it quits; speculation continues
Brett Favre calls it the hardest decision he ever made. The former Packers' quarterback told Minnesota Vikings' coach Brad Childress yesterday he will not come out of retirement for a second time. Favre, who turns 40 in October, told ESPN he did not believe he could play at a...
July 29, 2009 - 9:00am
Favre tells Vikings he'll stay retired
July 29, 2009 - 8:23am
July 24, 2009
Farve still thinking about wearing purple
Brett Favre is apparently having second thoughts about playing at Minnesota. ESPN says the former Green Bay quarterback is seriously thinking about staying retired but he's torn because of a strong effort by some of the Viking players to get him to join. That's said to include...
July 24, 2009 - 9:00am
July 21, 2009
Favre decision expected by Friday
We might know by Friday whether Brett Favre will play for the Minnesota Vikings. NFL.com says those closest to the former Packers' quarterback expect a decision this week. Favre, 39, recently said he's trying to decide if his surgically-repaired right arm cast last for a whole...
July 21, 2009 - 9:00am
July 20, 2009
Vikings' coach says Brett Favre's quarterback motion looks fine to him
Minnesota Vikings' coach Brad Childress says he has watched videos of Brett Favre working out in Mississippi and he said the quarterback's motion looked fine to him. Childress made the remark to reporters Sunday at a charity event for former Vikings' center Matt Birk. The coach...
July 20, 2009 - 9:10am
June 16, 2009
Favre wants to play for Minnesota; comfortable with offense
Brett Favre says he still wants to play football - and he wants to do it for Minnesota because he knows the Viking offense so well. But Favre says he'll only return if his right arm is healthy enough, and he should know that in 4-5 weeks. The 39-year-old quarterback appeared on...
June 16, 2009 - 10:04am
June 15, 2009
Favre will talk about his future tonight on HBO's 'Joe Buck Live'
Everybody has talked about Brett Favre's future except him, but that will change tonight, when the three-time MVP quarterback appears with Joe Buck on HBO. Favre will be interviewed on Joe Buck Live, which starts at 8 p.m. today on the cable movie network. He's expected to talk...
June 15, 2009 - 9:02am
June 8, 2009
Favre reported to have had surgery in comeback attempt
ESPN.com said Brett Favre recently had arthroscopic surgery on his throwing shoulder in a possible effort to unretire for a second straight year. But the cable network said the shoulder is not at 100 percent, and therefore, he could not make a commitment to join the Minnesota Vikings....
June 8, 2009 - 9:36am
May 19, 2009
Favre looking at non-surgical options for torn tendon
ESPN says it's not true that Brett Favre will see orthopedic surgeon James Andrews today about possible arm surgery later in the week. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported the meeting and the possible surgery Monday, saying it could clear the three-time MVP quarterback to sign with...
May 19, 2009 - 9:55am
May 15, 2009
Farve looking into arm treatments for possible return to playing field
Brett Favre is said to be looking into arm treatments which might let him unretire for a second time. ESPN says the former Green Bay quarterback has consulted with well-known orthopedic surgeon James Andrews about fixing his partially torn right biceps tendon. The two apparently...
May 15, 2009 - 11:14am
May 8, 2009
Favre stays retired
Brett Favre will stay retired for now. He reportedly called the Minnesota Vikings to say he won't consider a comeback at the moment. NFL sources said Favre had planned to meet this week with Vikings' coach Brad Childress. But Bus Cook, the agent for the three-time MVP quarterback,...
May 8, 2009 - 9:52am
May 7, 2009
Vikings' coach is expected to meet with Brett Favre today in Mississippi
Minnesota Vikings' coach Brad Childress is expected to meet today with former Packers' quarterback Brett Favre. Media reports said Childress left for Favre's Mississippi home late Wednesday, but the two did not get together last night. Favre, 39, who's in his second retirement...
May 7, 2009 - 9:00am
May 6, 2009
Farve may be thinking purple
The St. Paul Pioneer Press has a photo of Brett Favre hugging Minnesota Vikings' coach Brad Childress. Apparently, we could see more of that this fall. ESPN says Favre and Childress will meet later this week about the possibility of the three-time MVP quarterback joining the Vikes....
May 6, 2009 - 9:00am
February 11, 2009
Favre tells the Jets he's hanging up the cleats, really
The New York Jets confirmed this morning that quarterback Brett Favre has told them he'll retire. Team owner Woody Johnson said he spoke with Favre this morning (Wednesday). "I had a great conversation with Brett this morning.
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am