Brett Favre’s Hall of Fame presenter might surprise you

After tossing plenty of touchdowns, and a good number of interceptions as well, Brett Favre is set to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 6. And rather than choosing an ex-teammate, coach or teacher that helped inspire him along the way, Favre has picked his wife, Deanna, to present with him. “Deanna is the best teammate I’ve ever had,” Favre said, via NFL...
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Favre: The Gunslinger That Got Away

With Brett Favre preparing for his induction on Aug. 6 into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, former Falcons exec Ken Herock is still sick to his stomach over trading him.
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Brett Favre selects wife Deanna as his Hall of Fame presenter

Brett Favre established countless relationships, even lifelong friendships, with coaches, teammates, mentors and the like during his 20-year NFL career. But when selecting who will present him at his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction in Canton, Ohio, next month, Favre chose someone much closer to home and dearer to his heart. His wife Deanna. “Deanna is the best teammate...
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Brett Favre reveals the cruelest prank he played on Packers teammates

Brett Favre will be remembered as one of the best quarterbacks to play in the NFL, and as he enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month, there will be countless stories recalled of his toughness and greatness and fearlessness. But for many fans, the memory of Favre that will last the longest is simply how much fun he seemed to have playing football. This is the Favre we'll...
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Brett Favre once pulled a brutal car prank on Packers teammates

Brett Favre accomplished a lot over his Hall of Fame career, but his former Green Bay Packers teammates might not have the fondest memories of him. Favre, in case you haven’t heard, is a well-documented prankster who often terrorized the Packers’ locker room with practical jokes and gags. And if you don’t believe us, the 46-year-old ex-quarterback recently provided evidence...
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Green Bay Packers Will Honor Brett Favre On Oct. 16 vs. The Cowboys

Nearly one year after they retired his famous No. 4, the Green Bay Packers will honor Brett Favre again at Lambeau Field to commemorate his 2016 induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The team will reveal Favre’s name on the stadium’s facade alongside other Packer Hall of Famers during a halftime ceremony. Additionally, the Pack will break out their throwback jerseys for...
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Jets tried to trade up for Brett Favre in 1991 draft

Brett Favre couldn’t get the Jets into the playoffs in 2008, his one season with the team. He might have led them to a few postseason berths if the Jets were successful in their attempt to trade up for Favre in the 1991 NFL draft. Ron Wolf was the Jets’ director of player personnel under general manager Dick Steinberg at the time. The Jets’ first pick was in the second round...
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Jared Allen told Brett Favre to ‘stay retired’ in 2010

Jared Allen gave Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre some solid advice to enjoy his life and retire prior to his final season in 2010. Obviously, Favre didn’t listen, as he returned for one final hurrah with the Minnesota Vikings. Allen joined A.J. Hawk on his podcast, and explained how it all went down: “I was the one guy who told him, ‘Stay retired.’ Hutch and Longwell...
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Jared Allen says he told Brett Favre to ‘stay retired’ in 2010

Jared Allen tried to tell Brett Favre to stay retired before the 2010 season, but he wouldn’t listen. Vikings owner Zygi Wilf sent Allen, Steve Hutchinson and Ryan Longwell to Mississippi to convince Favre to come back, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Hutchinson and Longwell carried out the owner’s orders. But Allen, ever the maverick, told Favre it would be OK if...
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Favre on Carr comparisons: ‘He’s a little bit more polished’

Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre took time out from watching the San Francisco Giants play Wednesday evening to discuss Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. Outside of it being a bit odd to see Favre donning a hat of a San Francisco-based team, his comments regarding Carr might be the most-surprising part of the interview When asked to respond to comparisons some have made...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

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