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Brett Favre: 'I never dreamed of Hall of Fame'

Legendary Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre dreamed big -- but never too big.Favre said he envisioned an NFL career and even his celebration at Super Bowl XXXI before they happened, but he told NFL Network that the individual accomplishments were never on his mind.Via Weston Hodkiewicz of played 20 seasons in the NFL and retired as the all-time leader...
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Steve Young slams Cam Newton haters

Going back to his college days, Cam Newton has been no stranger to controversy throughout his football career. The Carolina Panthers’ star quarterback can count Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young as one of his backers. Young not only defended Newton, but had some strong words for those who take issue with him. "If you don't like (Cam), it's not about him, it's about you."...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers:19 years ago Brett Favre and the Packers won Super Bowl XXXI

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit January 26th 1997 is a special day for Brett Favre, as it is the first and only...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Hochuli officiating AFC championship bodes well for Broncos

Earlier this week, it was reported that Ed Hochuli will be the head official for the AFC Championship this Sunday, and the news should have John Elway licking his chops. Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald shed some light on why this could end up being a nightmare scenario for New England: Broncos are 7-0 in Hochuli games since 2000, 6-0 since 2008. ...
Via Rumors and Rants
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre runs triathlon, loses to his wife

Brett Favre competed in a triathlon last weekend, and though the former quarterback posted a pretty impressive time, he finished only second in his own household. Competing under the name Brett Lorenzo, Favre finished the Key West Triathlon in 1:35:12.74, third in the “Clydesdales 220 and 40+” category, according to the Washington Post. His wife Deanna? Third overall among...
Via The Comeback
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Brunell recalls the ‘funny’ time Brett Favre drowned a deer

    Brett Favre is an avid hunter, and hunters always tell some of the best stories. That is, if you are able to stomach them. In a lengthy oral history of Favre’s life and career that CBS recently put together, former NFL quarterback Mark Brunell told a story about a time Favre killed a deer. Favre has likely killed many deer in his life, but he took this particular deer’s...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Favre: Revenge on Packers motivated signing with Vikings

Brett Favre has finally admitted that the motivating factor for signing with the Minnesota Vikings after a one-year stopover with the New York Jets following his bitter divorce with the Green Bay Packers was to exact revenge on the team he cemented his status as an NFL icon. The premiere of NFL Network’s “The Timeline” entitled “Favre Returns” is slated to air following...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Five biggest moments of Brett Favre’s career with Packers

On Thanksgiving night, the Green Bay Packers will retire the No. 4 of future Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre. An 11-time Pro Bowler, Favre played 16 seasons in Green Bay, starting 253 games and throwing 442 of his 508 career touchdowns for the Packers from 1992 to 2007. Under Favre, the Packers won 160 regular season games, 12 playoff games and one Super Bowl (XXXI). His...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Favre recalls moment he knew his NFL career was over

Brett Favre revealed in an interview with Sports Illustrated that is alternatively candid, emotional and philosophical that he can recall the exact moment he knew his NFL career was at its end. And perhaps not surprisingly given how the quarterbacking icon seemingly never knew how to quit the game he loved so much, it occurred shortly after the last snap he would ever take in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

The impact of the Brett Favre trade, 23 years later

The Atlanta Falcons selected Brett Favre with the 33rd overall pick in the 1991 NFL draft. The organization’s thinking was clear. This strong-armed quarterback from Southern Mississippi might very well be able to take over for Chris Miller as the starter down the road. This came at a time when New York Jets front office executive Ron Wolf was looking to move up in the draft to...
Via Sportsnaut
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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