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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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  • 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

     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...
  • Bears stories to watch in Week 11

    Bears stories to watch in Week 11
    The Chicago Bears (3-6) are adrift after their second straight non-competitive loss. The 55-14 drubbing by the Packers established a new low for the franchise in general manager Phil Emery’s tenure. There were no coaching staff changes in the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Despite aging stars, Spurs are hanging tough

    Despite aging stars, Spurs are hanging tough
    Coach Gregg Popovich understands that the San Antonio Spurs might be lacking a bit of energy and focus this season as they deal with the defense of their NBA title and the grind of another 82-game season. It was different last season, when the Spurs...
  • NFL moves Bills game out of snowy Buffalo, dodging another odd 'fog bowl'

    Football in cold weather? Oh, I've been there in Buffalo and Green Bay. "How cold was it, uncle Jerry?" •It was so cold, reporters were becoming pickpockets just to keep their hands warm. •It was so cold, chickens were volunteering at KFC....
  • Is it time for the Bears to cut or trade Jay Cutler?

    Is it time for the Bears to cut or trade Jay Cutler?
    Isn't it time to trade/cut Jay Cutler loose? The guy will always be maddeningly inconsistent and capable of the most boneheaded plays you can see in the NFL. It is time to rebuild. (Nine) years (in the NFL) is enough. Cutler is not suddenly going to...
  • Slauson suffers what could be a significant pectoral injury

    Slauson suffers what could be a significant pectoral injury
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — As the frustration of a disappointing season mounts, so too does the Bears' injury toll. In the second half of Sunday's 51-23 loss to the Patriots, left guard Matt Slauson hurt his chest, suffering what multiple league...