So Sports Illustrated writer Peter King reported Wednesday that Brett Favre considered playing for the Bears or Vikings in 2008 when his Packers exit became imminent.
Think punter Brad Maynard would have given up No. 4?
The question always was moot. What Favre wanted and what Packers general manager Ted Thompson would allow were two dramatically different things. Cheese has a better chance of melting at Lambeau Field every winter than Favre had of coaxing Thompson to trade him to the Packers' rival. As fun as the possibility was to consider then, and even now, seven years later, the truth is it never was realistic.
But Chicago teams have come oh-so-close in the past to...