The Seasons of Favre continue to unfold.
The Spring of 2013 will be remembered as the season which witnessed Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers, Mark Murphy, and Mike McCarthy express their desire to move beyond the messy divorce which has haunted them for five years now.
The Summer of 2013 has continued the path of reconciliation, with Packers Team President Mark Murphy stating emphatically that the Packers would like to retire Favre’s #4 by 2016, his first year of eligibility for the Hall of Fame:
“I am often asked questions about Brett Favre, and specifically whether we will retire his number. Also, there has been quite a bit of speculation in the media about this topic. We do want to bring Brett back into the fold, and plan on retiring his number. He deserves to have his number retired for what he accomplished, and meant to the Packers, during his time here. I thought Aaron Rodgers and Brett jointly presenting the “Comeback Player of the Year” Award at the NFL Honors program...