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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 07:35:55 -0700
Former NFL QB Brett Favre said the reason he decided to forgo retirement in 2010 and return to the Minnesota Vikings was due to financial reasons. "The money was too good," Favre said. "I hate to say it's about money, but I felt the money was a lot." The Vikings lured Favre back for a 20th season with a contract worth upwards of $20 million.
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 05:37:10 -0700
Updating a previous item, former NFL QB Brett Favre is expected to be named offensive coordinator at Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 05:33:41 -0700
Former NFL QB Brett Favre will be working as an assistant coach for a Mississippi high school football team this fall, according to his agent Bus Cook. Favre's specific role has yet to be determined.
Sat, 23 Jun 2012 06:31:01 -0700
Retired NFL QB Brett Favre said he would choose Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III over Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck if he were starting a team. "Griffin, he's smaller, but if I was starting a team, I'd probably of went with RG3 just because, if they can't protect you, you got to protect yourself," Favre said.
Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:16:00 -0700
Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy said Tuesday, June 19, that he would like to have former QB Brett Favre back for a number-retirement ceremony within the next couple of years. Murphy said he has not talked to Favre about returning. "No, not personally," Murphy said. "With time, everything will pass."
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 08:54:51 -0800
Retired QB Brett Favre said he is happy the truth has come out regarding the New Orleans Saints bounty program; however, he would like to distance himself from the whole situation. Saints LB Jonathan Vilma reportedly offered $10,000 to any defender who could knock Favre out of the 2009 NFC Championship Game. "Now the truth comes out. That's good. But that's football," Favre said. "The only thing that really pisses me off about the whole thing is we lost the game. That's the thing about that day that still bothers me. And that's the way it goes. If they wanted me to testify in court about this, they'd be calling the wrong guy."
Sat, 03 Mar 2012 04:50:38 -0800
Updating a previous item, New Orleans Saints LB Jonathan Vilma reportedly offered $10,000 to any defensive player that knocked retired QB Brett Favre out of the 2009 NFC Championship Game.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012 05:34:46 -0800
Former NFL QB Brett Favre said he did not miss playing football this past season. "It went a lot smoother than the previous three or four years," Favre said. "At the end of last season, I'd said in years past that I knew. I really knew this time. I got beat up a little bit physically, but I still felt like I could still do it, but I just felt like it was time … Mentally, I was just burned out. This season, being removed and having a bird's eye view but not being involved was eye-opening because I didn't miss it a bit."
Mon, 09 Jan 2012 05:32:07 -0800
Green Bay Packers WR Greg Jennings said QB Aaron Rodgers is a better quarterback already than former QB Brett Favre. "They both bring different things to the table, but honestly right now I definitely have to go with ... Aaron, his body of work at such a young age, his attention to detail, his discipline, I think it's really second to none - its unparalleled," Jennings said. "You haven't really found a QB that has done it the way (Rodgers) has done it."
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 05:41:40 -0800
Free-agent QB Brett Favre (Vikings) said he is enjoying retirement and has no plans of returning to the NFL. Favre also denied there have been any talks with teams about ending retirement. "I haven't contacted nor have been contacted by any teams and all reports are inaccurate," Favre said.
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