Skip to comments.What? Brett Favre May Return With Carolina?
Posted on 03/27/2011 8:19:33 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
Quarterback Brett Favre may return to the NFL for the 2011 season, according to Charley Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, but not with the Minnesota Vikings.
The Vikings seem intent on choosing a quarterback in this years draft and possibly adding a veteran like the Washington Redskins Donovan McNabb as a bridge until hes ready.
If it happens, it wouldnt come as a surprise. Weve all seen this movie before.
There are, however, a couple interesting angles here.
Favre was quick to file his retirement papers with the league after the 2010 season, something he didnt do the previous year. For all intents and purposes, the move, along with Favres continued refrain that 2010 would be his last season, was a clear sign he was finally hanging it up for good.
Why the Carolina Panthers would be able to lure him out of retirement is a mystery.
Walters didnt provide much information on Favres future, other than to say another unretirement is a possibility.
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I doubt the Panthers are this stupid. Ask Brad Childress how well it worked out for him.
I hope somebody breaks the old fools neck.
This act is getting really tiresome. What a drama queen. Did he cry again the last time he quit?
I wonder if this year is being “donated” to his wife ... if you know what I mean.
He needs to grow up
Do the Panthers have a hot looking locker room reporter
Terry Bradshaw had everybody guessing for a long time, but it turns out that he's a genius.
The sad thing is with the Packers winning the Superbowl, this would be a good time to make peace with Ted Thompson and rebuild his relationship with Packers fans.
He needs something to do after football. He doesn’t have anything except football and it clearly scares him.
The streak is over and he’s been pretty badly hurt. He won’t have much of a life if he doesn’t take some time to recover.
This act is old, like Favre.
I dunno. It doesn’t look like his injuries are easily healed. Won’t be long before he walks with a limp.
He’s pissed because someone else took over his spot at GB that is way better than he was and is getting all that attention.
This guy has a real mental problem.
He’s becoming the Gordie Howe of football.
It is time then, to recycle Vinnie Testaverde, Joe Montana, Dan Marino, Doug Flutie, and possibly Roger Staubach?
I can’t decide who I’m sickest of; Bret Farve or John McCain. They both need to go home and stay there.
If he comes back, he needs a crippling injury. It’s obviously the only way he’ll learn. (And I have never, ever wished harm on any athlete but this drama queen’s act is getting really old)
He has a ways to go to beat George Blanda.
He’s already crippled, he just doesn’t know it yet. I’m about five years older than Favre and he doesn’t know what he’s in for.
There is a huge and rapid drop off when you hit 40. He’ll end up like Muhammad Ali if he isn’t careful.
And Blanda could kick field goals, the old fashioned way, straight ahead.
Favre has hundreds of millions of dollars and loves hunting.
He could pitch an idea for a show to the Outdoor Channel and they'd jump right into his arms for a big man love hug.
Next season: "BRETT FAVRE'S WILDERNESS ADVENTURES -- SUNDAY AFTERNOONS ON OUTDOOR CHANNEL!"
... and he'd probably make as much money as he ever did on football from the merchandise licensing.
The hell is wrong with this guy, anyway?
I just wished McCarthy would have benched him the moment Rodgers took over for Favre in that one regular season Dallas game (when both teams were 10-1). Aaron Rodgers almost won the game for them and he would have been the starter right then and there.
No way he is coming back, the NFL is going to start testing for HGH.
He did wrong to his wife and family. As for football, I’d like to see him play another year. Even at his age, he is still one of the top 15 QB’s playing (or was) in the NFL.
I doesn’t say he’ll play a position, maybe as a coach?
He played in his last game at Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Stadium on January 4, 1976, at age 48, in the 1975 AFC Championship Game, where he kicked a 41-yard field goal and made one extra point as the Raiders lost to the Steelers 16-10.
I played golf with Blanda, the man was a great athlete.
He was not a starting quarterback in his final years, but was an excellent kicker and a reasonable backup quarterback.
“...He doesnt have anything except football and it clearly scares him....”
I’ve been saying that for two years. He simply doesn’t have a post-NFL plan. All he knows is football. Take that away from him and he’s nothing.
But look at it thie way. Since the NFL won’t be playing in 2011, he’ll have an entire year off to get used to life without The Game. Could be the best thing for Brett. Forced inaction. That, plus getting a year older should just about insure he won’t even attempt a comeback in 2012.
Even after his Academy Award winning performance in "There's Something About Mary"?
Clausen was the 48th player taken in the draft.