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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

Top Brett Favre Articles

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  • 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...
  • Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been

    Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been
    Just a few years ago, this probably wouldn't have been worth mentioning: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, a six-term incumbent with a strong conservative record who had ceaselessly brought home the bacon for his state, defeated a Republican primary...
  • Aaron Brooks takes his place in New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame

    Aaron Brooks takes his place in New Orleans Saints Hall of Fame
    Archie Manning is already there, of course, and Drew Brees will be. They are the most highly regarded quarterbacks in New Orleans Saints history — the two-time Pro Bowler and the record-setting Super Bowl winner. But three decades after Manning,...
  • Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns

    Wrestling at Ripken Stadium: A running diary from our summer interns
    Ripken Stadium — home of the Aberdeen IronBirds — was transformed into a wrestling arena Sunday night for the latest stop on TNA's Impact World Tour. In case you missed it, three dedicated and talented Baltimore Sun summer interns were there...
  • 'MasterChef,' 'Ninja Warrior' Earn Monday's Top Demo Scores

    Nearing the end of their seasons, Fox's "MasterChef" and NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" remained the most popular Monday series among young adults, while two recent additions to the night -- ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" and "Running Wild With Bear Grylls"...
  • Stephen King gets doused in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Stephen King gets doused in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
      John Grisham, what's holding you up? Stephen King has joined the ranks of the soaked in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In an Internet video, the bestselling author stands on a deck and allows himself to be doused with ice water -- leaving the ice in...
  • Packers ready to honor Favre, retire his No. 4

    Packers ready to honor Favre, retire his No. 4
    Brett Favre is heading home. The Green Bay Packers will announce Monday that they will induct the quarterback in the team Hall of Fame and retire his No. 4 jersey, the Green Bay Press Gazette reported Sunday. According to the newspaper, the Hall of...
  • 10 Bears-Packers season-enders

    10 Bears-Packers season-enders
    Here's a look at the other Bears-Packers season finales: 2010: Packers 10-3. Jan. 2, 2011, Lambeau Field. Locked in a 3-3 tie, Aaron Rodgers connected on a 1-yard scoring pass to Donald Lee with 2 minutes, 50 seconds to play to give the Packers the...
  • Football needs to save itself

    The U.S., polarized politically and splintered socially, is about to experience one of its few widely shared moments: the professional football playoffs. Football reigns in America. More than a sport, it's an integral part of the nation's culture....