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One of these days — though not anytime soon — the Packers plan on extending an olive branch toward Brett Favre, who spent 16 seasons solidifying his legacy in Titletown only to have it come down in one fell swoop. Although Favre departed on not-so-great terms, GM Mark Murphy wants to formally retire his number, as most teams do with its iconic players.
The sentiment appears to be one-sided.
In an interview with NFL Network’s Deion Sanders, Favre said he is not particularly interested in a ceremonial sendoff or having his No. 4 hang from the rafters of Lambeau Field.
“I don’t know what the future holds,” Favre said. “People think I’m crazy, but I don’t need to have a day. I don’t need to have a retirement — retire your jersey, all that stuff — to solidify my career.
Favre thinks it will eventually happen, but acknowledged his relationship with the organization is basically non-existent.
“I don’t really have one,” Favre said. “It’ll happen someday. That day will
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A few hours before Mike Holmgren's induction into the Packers Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay coach preached patience when it comes to the ongoing tension between former quarterback Brett Favre and the organization that the two helped return to prominence in the mid-1990s.
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Bus Cook told The Associated Press Friday that Favre will work at Oak Grove High School this fall ''to help out in some capacity, but I'm not sure exactly what his role will be.''
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