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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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  • Rodgers rallies Packers past Jets

    Rodgers rallies Packers past Jets
    The Sports Xchange GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers led the biggest comeback of his career at the most opportune of times. The Packers fell behind 21-3 and were staring at an 0-2 abyss before Rodgers, wide receiver Jordy Nelson and a resurgent...
  • NFL Week 2: It's like old times as Chargers stun Seahawks

    NFL Week 2: It's like old times as Chargers stun Seahawks
    Unfazed by the challenge of knocking off the defending Super Bowl champions, the San Diego Chargers leaned on a nostalgic combination to beat the Seattle Seahawks, 30-21, before a raucous, sun-splashed crowd at Qualcomm Stadium. Philip Rivers to Antonio...
  • Bridging generation gap as boomers hang on to jobs

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady generated a few additional headlines recently when asked about retirement. "When I suck, I'll retire," the 37-year-old said in an interview that was picked up by Boston.com, then a host of others. Then Peyton...
  • Dolphins' opener: Make-or-break season for Ryan Tannehill

    Dolphins' opener: Make-or-break season for Ryan Tannehill
    Maybe it was an omen. Maybe it was destiny? Maybe it's just a curse! Ryan Tannehill's number is 17. It has been his jersey number since his college days at Texas A&M. And Tannehill happens to be the 17th starting quarterback to replace the legendary...
  • Peyton Manning, Broncos fend off Colts in 31-24 victory

    Peyton Manning, Broncos fend off Colts in 31-24 victory
    Peyton Manning has reached a rare milestone. With a 31-24 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, he joined Brett Favre as one of only two quarterbacks to beat all 32 NFL teams. “I think it just means I'm old,” the Denver Broncos star said....
  • Worst. Hall of Fame presenters. Ever.

    Worst. Hall of Fame presenters. Ever.
    So this is happening. ESPN.com reports that 17 years after Mike Tyson bit off Evander Holyfield's ear during their championship rematch, Tyson will present Holyfield when the latter is inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame in Las Vegas on Aug. 9....
  • Brandi Chastain among those who want to remove heading from youth soccer

     Brandi Chastain among those who want to remove heading from youth soccer
    As incurable sports addicts, Jill and I had similar reactions when we learned our only child would be a daughter: We've been spared "the football decision." To play, or not to play? As medical science continues to explore football's inevitable head...
  • Favre won't worry about Lambeau boos

    Favre won't worry about Lambeau boos
    ESPN.com reports: Brett Favre told ESPN 1000 in Chicago that he's not worried that Green Bay Packers fans will boo him when he returns to Lambeau, despite previous claims. See more at espn.com.  
  • Brett Favre: I'm not afraid of getting booed by Green Bay Packers fans

    When the Green Bay Packers eventually retire Brett Favre’s number at Lambeau Field, his career will have come full circle. And if the boo-birds are out on that day, so be it, the legendary quarterback said. "I've heard that was a concern of mine,...
  • Brett Favre jersey won't be retired by the Packers this season

    Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers want to have the quarterback's jersey retired by his longtime team. But the process of making that happen is starting to seem almost as drawn out as Favre's actual retirement from football, which involved many years...
  • In Mississippi Senate contest, tea party comes up short

    Republican Sen. Thad Cochran rallied bedrock Republicans and black Democrats to narrowly squeak past tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's primary runoff Tuesday night as the bitter campaign shook up GOP politics, widening the rift...