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BRETT FAVRE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brett Favre happy to enter Hall along with Ken 'The Snake' Stabler

SAN FRANCISCO — The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of Ken ''The Snake'' Stabler's career.Favre, a New Orleans Saints fan, traveled the hour-or-so drive from home to the Superdome on that Sunday in 1984 with his father, older brother and uncle — and it was a thrill to watch a guy who electrified a stadium...
Via Associated Press
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kindred-spirit QBs Favre, Stabler voted into Hall of Fame

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of Ken ''The Snake'' Stabler's career. Favre, a New Orleans Saints fan, traveled the hour-or-so drive from home to the Superdome on that Sunday in 1994 with his father, older brother and uncle - and it was a thrill to watch a guy who electrified a stadium...
Via Associated Press
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre Hall of Fame discussion took less than 10 seconds

Brett Favre was the only “lock” to make it into the Hall of Fame this year, and that can be proven by the amount of time voters spent on his case. According to a few writers who participated in the Hall of Fame vote, the discussion about the former Green Bay Packers quarterback took less than 10 seconds. .@wyche89 reports that the Brett Favre introduction to Hall of Fame...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre, Tony Dungy headline Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Brett Favre is heading to Canton. The former Green Bay Packers quarterback was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 on Saturday along with seven other former players, coaches and owners. Favre made the cut on his first try, and he was one of 15 modern-era finalists. Joining Favre in the class of 2016 are Tony Dungy, wide receiver Marvin Harrison, tackle Orlando...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre leads 2016 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Meet football's newest group of immortals.After a marathon session on Saturday, the selection committee decided on the 2016 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So, without further ado, let's meet the men who will enter Canton.Brett Favre, QBHis resume speaks for itself: three-time NFL MVP with a Super Bowl win. At one time he held the NFL record for career passing yards and made...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brett Favre Hall of Fame discussion took six seconds

We don’t yet officially know whether or not Brett Favre will make the Hall of Fame. The only thing that we can say now is that the decision reached on Favre was an easy one. The longest discussion of the HOF meeting was Eddie DeBartolo Jr. at 50 minutes, 33 seconds. The shortest? Brett Favre at six seconds. — Rick Gosselin (@RickGosselinDMN) February 6, 2016 While that...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brett Favre's introduction to HOF voters lasted nine seconds

Brett Favre is widely expected to join greatness and be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former Green Bay Packers quarterback is entering his first year of eligibility and his introduction to Hall of Fame voters lasted only nine seconds, according to an NFL Media report. It sounds like it's a matter of when and not if Favre will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Favre...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

PACKERS FOOTBALL FRIDAY: How To Care About the Super Bowl

This is easy for me to say.  For the second straight season I’m going to be at the Waste Management Open in Phoenix, Arizona pretending the “Big Game” isn’t happening after a devastating playoff loss. You see Brett Favre broke me.  I haven’t really been able to watch the Super Bowls in which the Packers have made the playoffs but not the big game since the 2007 NFC Championship...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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."...
Via Sportsnaut
5 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. https://t.co/9ThNOwB5vy ...
Via Rumors and Rants
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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