NEENAH, Wis. -- It won't be long until Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers are officially reunited in some way.
Nearly five years after the Packers traded a disgruntled Favre to the New York Jets, the franchise is getting ready to reach back out to the now-retired quarterback.
"We want to have him (Favre) back in the family," Packers president CEO Mark Murphy told FOXSportsWisconsin.com during the team's eight-annual Tailgate Tour.
The first sign of goodwill between Favre and the team he led for 15 seasons came in February when the 43-year-old and his successor in Green Bay, Aaron Rodgers, presented together during the NFL Honors show.
"I thought he and Aaron jointly presenting the Comeback Player of the Year award was a great first step," Murphy said. "We're hopeful to have (Favre) back in the fold and get him back involved in the organization soon."
In March 2008, Favre retired after years of speculation that he might do so. The Packers had drafted Rodgers in the first rou...