Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/12/12
Tom Cruise isn't the only one who may now regret jumping on a couch. Just like with Cruise's recent split from wife Katie Holmes, NFL divorces can prove heartbreaking for those involved. Players form close bonds with franchises and/or teammates, only to have those relationships sometimes end in heart-wrenching fashion. There are NFL breakups that can unfold relatively smoothly like the dissolving of TomKat. On the opposite end of the spectrum are those that end with a Hulk Hogan-Linda Bollea type of bitterness that gets played out in public. Here's a look at 10 of the biggest NFL "divorces" since Cruise and Holmes were married in November 2006: Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers Time together: 16-plus years How they met: Favre was acquired by the Packers in a 1992 trade with the Atlanta Falcons. The memories: Too many to mention, as Favre became Green Bay's most iconic quarterback since Bart Starr in the 1960s. He also broke most of the NFL's career passing records while leading ...
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