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What? Brett Favre May Return With Carolina?
Total Packers ^ | March 27, 2011

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 year’s draft and possibly adding a veteran like the Washington Redskins Donovan McNabb as a bridge until he’s ready.

If it happens, it wouldn’t come as a surprise. We’ve 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 didn’t do the previous year. For all intents and purposes, the move, along with Favre’s 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 didn’t provide much information on Favre’s future, other than to say another unretirement is a possibility.

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TOPICS: Sports
KEYWORDS: brettfavre; carolinapanthers; favre; greenbaypackers; minnesotavikings; nfl

1 posted on 03/27/2011 8:19:35 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican
Oh God no.

I doubt the Panthers are this stupid. Ask Brad Childress how well it worked out for him.

2 posted on 03/27/2011 8:25:15 PM PDT by GunRunner (10 Years of Freeping...)
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To: MinorityRepublican

I hope somebody breaks the old fools neck.


3 posted on 03/27/2011 8:30:39 PM PDT by BigCinBigD (Northern flags in South winds flutter...)
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To: MinorityRepublican

This act is getting really tiresome. What a drama queen. Did he cry again the last time he quit?


4 posted on 03/27/2011 8:34:15 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: MinorityRepublican

I wonder if this year is being “donated” to his wife ... if you know what I mean.


5 posted on 03/27/2011 8:40:13 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (If your PC is running slowly then it will be easy to catch.)
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To: MinorityRepublican

He needs to grow up


6 posted on 03/27/2011 8:40:40 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom!!! <sarc>)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Do the Panthers have a hot looking locker room reporter


7 posted on 03/27/2011 8:42:30 PM PDT by Why So Serious
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To: al baby
We may come to find out that Favre is the first retarded person to ever play in the NFL.

Terry Bradshaw had everybody guessing for a long time, but it turns out that he's a genius.

8 posted on 03/27/2011 8:48:03 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: al baby

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.


9 posted on 03/27/2011 8:50:22 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: MediaMole

This act is old, like Favre.


10 posted on 03/27/2011 8:51:55 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (NPR= Nazi Propaganda Radio)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Poor Carolina.


11 posted on 03/27/2011 8:53:24 PM PDT by mtg
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To: MediaMole

I dunno. It doesn’t look like his injuries are easily healed. Won’t be long before he walks with a limp.


12 posted on 03/27/2011 8:54:17 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

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.


13 posted on 03/27/2011 8:56:19 PM PDT by crz
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To: MinorityRepublican

He’s becoming the Gordie Howe of football.


14 posted on 03/27/2011 8:56:27 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: MinorityRepublican

It is time then, to recycle Vinnie Testaverde, Joe Montana, Dan Marino, Doug Flutie, and possibly Roger Staubach?


15 posted on 03/27/2011 8:57:32 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (America might survive Obama. But it cannot survive with the kind of people who would vote for him.)
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To: GunRunner
I doubt the Panthers are this stupid.

Well, they spent a first-rounder on that Clausen kid, so maybe they are. Andrew Luck deciding to stay in school was the worst news the Panthers have had in a while and the best news Clausen has ever had.
16 posted on 03/27/2011 9:02:27 PM PDT by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: MinorityRepublican

I can’t decide who I’m sickest of; Bret Farve or John McCain. They both need to go home and stay there.


17 posted on 03/27/2011 9:03:04 PM PDT by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: MinorityRepublican

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)


18 posted on 03/27/2011 9:05:16 PM PDT by richmwill
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To: MinorityRepublican

He has a ways to go to beat George Blanda.


19 posted on 03/27/2011 9:07:04 PM PDT by crz
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To: richmwill

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.


20 posted on 03/27/2011 9:19:42 PM PDT by MediaMole
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To: crz

And Blanda could kick field goals, the old fashioned way, straight ahead.


21 posted on 03/27/2011 9:22:42 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Bachmann, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Rush, Hannity......Nuff said.)
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To: MediaMole
"... He needs something to do after football. He doesn’t have anything except football and it clearly scares him."

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?

22 posted on 03/27/2011 9:49:20 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid
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To: crz

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.


23 posted on 03/27/2011 10:52:52 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Luke ScottWalker - The Force Is With You)
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To: MinorityRepublican

No way he is coming back, the NFL is going to start testing for HGH.


24 posted on 03/27/2011 11:03:31 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: MinorityRepublican

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.


25 posted on 03/27/2011 11:15:51 PM PDT by Cedar
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To: MinorityRepublican

I doesn’t say he’ll play a position, maybe as a coach?


26 posted on 03/28/2011 2:56:45 AM PDT by Fireone (Liberals are just overschooled, undereducated, adult children.)
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To: crz
He has a ways to go to beat George Blanda.

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.

27 posted on 03/28/2011 6:22:51 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages.)
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To: MediaMole

“...He doesn’t 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.


28 posted on 03/28/2011 7:29:32 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (Impeach the Kenyan usurper. This administration is unConitutional. Show us the long form.)
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To: MediaMole
He doesn’t have anything except football and it clearly scares him.

Even after his Academy Award winning performance in "There's Something About Mary"?

29 posted on 03/28/2011 7:33:20 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: AnotherUnixGeek

Clausen was the 48th player taken in the draft.


30 posted on 03/28/2011 7:37:25 AM PDT by csmusaret (Q: How do they say incompetent failure in Kenya? A: Barack Obama)
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