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Brett Favre

Brett Favre
Born Brett Lorenzo Favre in Gulfport, Miss., Favre was starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 2007. The New York Jets acquired Favre in the biggest trade in their history on August 6, 2008. After considering retirement, Favre instead chose to sign a two-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings worth $25 million on August 18, 2009. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Born Brett Lorenzo Favre in Gulfport, Miss., Favre was starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 2007. The New York Jets acquired Favre in the biggest trade in their history on August 6, 2008. After considering retirement, Favre instead chose to sign a two-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings worth $25 million on August 18, 2009. (Photo GETTY IMAGES) « Show less

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  • Browns GM Ray Farmer won't trade everything for quarterback

    Browns GM Ray Farmer won't trade everything for quarterback
    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Mariota appears to have it all: the pristine college career, the smarts, all the necessary tools to be an elite NFL quarterback. The former Oregon star would seem to be the complete package, and just maybe the answer...
  • NHL must take responsibility for insomnia

    NHL must take responsibility for insomnia
    The playoffs are here, both the Blackhawks and Bulls are rolling, and I have only one complaint. Scheduling. We know this isn't going to be easy. Especially for the Blackhawks, these games are tight and likely going into overtime. So, may I...
  • Steelers-Patriots to open 2015 schedule on a Thursday night

    NEW YORK — Among the Patriots' rewards for winning the Super Bowl is hosting the season opener. This opposition this year is another team with championship pedigree: the Pittsburgh Steelers. New England and Pittsburgh will begin the NFL season...
  • Is Michael Crabtree a good fit for the Miami Dolphins?

    Is Michael Crabtree a good fit for the Miami Dolphins?
    The Miami Dolphins need a veteran receiver on the roster following this offseason's purging of the unit, which featured the dumping of Mike Wallace, Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson. But Miami needs to be careful about the type of person, and...
  • Dolphins hosting Vikings WR Greg Jennings on free agent visit

    Dolphins hosting Vikings WR Greg Jennings on free agent visit
    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings, an unrestricted free agent who played under coach Joe Philbin in Green Bay, is visiting the Miami Dolphins today. Jennings, who spent the last two seasons in Minnesota amassing 127 receptions for 1,546...
  • Peyton Manning back for 18th season, signs contract

    Peyton Manning back for 18th season, signs contract
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning has passed his physical and signed his revised contract Thursday. "We're glad to work something out with Peyton so that he will be part of our team this season," general manager John Elway said. The five-time...
  • Dolphins plan to meet with Greg Jennings, but not in rush to sign a veteran receiver

    Dolphins plan to meet with Greg Jennings, but not in rush to sign a veteran receiver
    The Miami Dolphins intend to add a veteran receiver this offseason, but the team's decision makers might prefer to do it after the draft. Michael Crabtree visited the team's Davie facility last week, and it's highly likely that Greg Jennings will...
  • Tiger Woods joins the Over-the-Hill Gang

    Tiger Woods joins the Over-the-Hill Gang
    Tiger Woods is disintegrating before our eyes. The gallery gasped this week as he butchered chips shots at the Farmer's Insurance Open. It was like watching Rembrandt forget how to paint or Emeril Lagasse burn a meal. Woods withdrew after 11 holes, and...
  • Johnny Manziel gets to show his stuff for Cleveland Browns

    Johnny Manziel gets to show his stuff for Cleveland Browns
    A rookie should be seen and not heard. Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has got the first part of that covered. He has been seen out on the town, seen courtside at Cavaliers games, and, until now, seen each Sunday on the sideline....
  • Free agency isn't the way to build sustainable success in NFL

    Free agency isn't the way to build sustainable success in NFL
    Who doesn't love a shopping spree? But that doesn't mean you won't have regrets when the credit card bill comes. That's been the history lesson the Miami Dolphins' decisions have provided since 2007, and Miami will have to pay the bill for the team's...
  • Joe Namath: 'No one's ever been better than Tom Brady'

    Joe Namath: 'No one's ever been better than Tom Brady'
    Tom Brady moved into an exclusive club earlier this month when he became only the third quarterback to win the Super Bowl four times. If joining the company of Pro Football Hall of Famers Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana didn't provide Brady with the...