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Four years ago days before the Fourth of July holiday, Green Bay Packers great Brett Favre was reconsidering retirement. After wasting everyone’s time with a teary-eyed good-bye in March of 2008, Favre told the Packers that he wanted to come back. However, at that point in the year the Packers were prepared to move forward with Aaron Rodgers as training camp was just a couple weeks away. Favre wanted none of it, and everyone remembers the tit-for-tat that occurred for the next two months as Favre demanded a trade. Enter in the New York Jets, a team that had grown tired of eight mediocre seasons with Chad Pennington under center, they desperately wanted Favre. Pennington was supposed to be the “quarterback of the future” for the Jets. And for eight long years, the Jets waited, and waited, and waited through injuries and poor performances for Pennington to show that he could put himself in the stratosphere of Favre, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, and it never came. A year earlier, Penn...
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