On this day 23 years ago, the Atlanta Falcons drafted one of the greatest ever

Twenty three years ago today Atlanta selected Brett Favre with the 33rd pick in the 1991 NFL draft. On this day in 1991, Brett Favre took the call that told him the Falcons drafted him in round 2… — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 22, 2014 Obviously his career with the Falcons did not take off as expected. Jerry Glanville, the head coach, said “He...
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Twitter Tuesday: On this day in 1991 the Packers thought they had missed their guy

When Brett Favre was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons the Packers executives were kicking themselves in their war room, having had their eyes on the Mississippi native. Of course they would make up for it a year later and as they say, the rest is history. On this day in 1991, Brett Favre took the call that told him the Falcons drafted him in round 2… ...
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Johnny Manziel: A general manager’s nightmare, living your dream

Enter Johnny Manziel. The NFL draft’s ultimate gamble. Hate him or love him, there’s no question Johnny Football is one of few special players college football has ever seen. His wizardry with the pigskin mimics that of Brett Favre or Mike Vick. Ironically, the resemblance doesn’t end on the field. Manziel’s distractions have made him a liability. Big enough, that some have...
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Jon Gruden compared Johnny Manziel to Brett Favre

Jon Gruden, recently worked with former Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel for his Gruden’s QB Camp television series on ESPN, and the former Super Bowl coach feels the former Heisman Trophy winner has a rare skill set you don’t want to regret passing up. Gruden told USA Today that Manziel reminds him a lot of […] The post Jon Gruden compared Johnny Manziel to Brett Favre appeared...
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NFL Rumors: Johnny Manziel drawing comparisons to Brett Favre

Johnny Manziel may be the most talked about college quarterback since Tim Tebow and now Jon Gruden is chiming in again on the former Texas A&M star. Manziel has drawn a lot of praise but he also has warranted plenty of criticism as well. The latest Manziel comparison is to future first ballot hall of fame quarterback Brett Favre. When you think about Favre’s ability to...
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If Brett Favre wasn't such a good high school football coach, he would have already had his return to Lambeau

While there is still a lot of anticipation over when Brett Favre will have his triumphant return to Lambeau Field, what was recently divulged by Packers CEO Mark Murphy is that it could have already happened. Murphy had planned on having Favre return to Green Bay in 2013. The only thing that prevented it from happening? Favre's success as a high school football coach....
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Packers tried to bring Brett Favre back for reunion in 2013

Fences are almost mended in Green Bay between the Packers and Brett Favre. He presented with Aaron Rodgers at the NFL Honors show two years ago and Packers CEO Mark Murphy previously said the team "would like to retire" Favre's jersey before he goes to Canton. Murphy also said Tuesday that the team wants to have Favre return to Green Bay for a game "soon"...
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Packers communicating with Favre, attempted reunion in '13

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- If Brett Favre had not been such a successful offensive coordinator at Oak Grove High School this past season, his long-awaited official reunion with the Green Bay Packers would have already happened. At least that's the reasoning Packers president Mark Murphy gave Tuesday morning before heading out on the team's annual Tailgate Tour. As has become tradition...
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Brett Favre Beard Update – So Much White

  Looks like Brett Favre was out and about in the neighborhood over the weekend and gave us his latest beard update. As…
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Brett Favre now rocking magnificent gray beard, gigantic arms

Tweet Former NFL QB and future Hall of Famer Brett Favre appears to be enjoying his time away from football. Check out this image of 44-year-old Favre looking like the lovechild of Santa Claus and Arnold Schwarzenegger:   Maybe the Rams should reach out to him, but this time to play linebacker… H/T Reddit
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