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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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  • 4 reasons Lance Briggs will be missed

    4 reasons Lance Briggs will be missed
    Throughout this season, RedEye is picking the football brain of former Bears fullback Jason McKie. This week we asked him to reminisce about former teammate Lance Briggs, who because of an injury might not play for the Bears after this season. Here's what...
  • Tannenbaum to take over Dolphins football operations in another shake-up

    MIAMI — Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum is returning to the AFC East, this time with the Miami Dolphins, who have shaken up their power structure yet again. Tannenbaum is taking over the Dolphins' football operations, the team...
  • On The Fly: Vinatieri Misses Out On Perfect Season

    On The Fly: Vinatieri Misses Out On Perfect Season
    How amazing that Adam Vinatieri, 42, remains such an elite placekicker after all these years. It was way back in 1996 that Bill Parcells gave him a job with the Patriots that had been held by Matt Bahr. Later that season, Vinatieri was kicking in the...
  • There are lots of story lines in possible Super Bowl matchups

    There are lots of story lines in possible Super Bowl matchups
    Oh, the possibilities. After 19 weeks of games, the NFL has narrowed its field to four teams — Seattle, Green Bay, New England and Indianapolis — with four possible Super Bowl permutations. This weekend's conference title games are...
  • Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater could be thorn in Bears' side for years

    Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater could be thorn in Bears' side for years
    Beyond individual accomplishments, which should never be discounted, the only thing on the line for the Bears on Sunday in Minnesota is draft status. With a win, the Bears will finish third in the NFC North and pick between No. 8 and No. 11 in the first...
  • Until a coach and quarterback align, little else matters

     Until a coach and quarterback align, little else matters
    Ernie Accorsi started as a sportswriter, which isn't the main reason he's the right consultant for the Bears. He began his NFL career in public relations for the Baltimore Colts, where Johnny Unitas was the quarterback. When he became general manager of...
  • Once-patient Bears organization now expects excellence in a hurry

    Once-patient Bears organization now expects excellence in a hurry
    It was with a nod to the franchise's past and year of inception that George McCaskey changed the address of Halas Hall to 1920 Football Drive in 2011 shortly after taking the reins of the Bears as chairman of the board. He's still trying to point the...
  • NFL's 2014 saw Seattle Seahawks' glory but also Ray Rice controversy

    THE HIGHS • The Seattle Seahawks win their first Super Bowl ring with a 43-8 pounding of the Denver Broncos, a game pitting a smothering defense against Peyton Manning's high-octane Broncos offense. "Watching the film coming into the week, we'd...
  • Mississippi State looks to lock down home turf, ramp up recruiting in Florida

    MIAMI GARDENS — It's been a recruiting model that has won conference titles and national championships. If there's a chance to cultivate and win with the talent at home, then do it. But if there's an opportunity for improvement, then go outside...
  • Philadelphia Eagles' Kelly needs QB who's an exact fit for system

    Philadelphia Eagles' Kelly needs QB who's an exact fit for system
    Understandably nervous Philadelphia Eagles fans had their minds and eyes tuned to the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night and came away with no real reason to feel relieved. First, the offensive system devised by Chip Kelly...
  • Nickel Package: Five Things to Watch in Ravens vs. New England Patriots

    Nickel Package: Five Things to Watch in Ravens vs. New England Patriots
    As the sixth-seeded Ravens (11-6) square off with the top-seeded New England Patriots (12-4) in an AFC divisional-round playoff game Saturday at Gillette Stadium, here's a checklist of things to keep an eye on: 1. Joe Flacco, Tom Brady There’s...