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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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  • Can Roger Goodell recover?

    National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell's first public attempt to address the domestic abuse scandal involving Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice could be judged a success but only by comparison with former President Richard Nixon's I-am-...
  • Do Bears have enough of a "team" to win?

    Do Bears have enough of a "team" to win?
    If you are conflicted on how to feel heading into Sunday's kickoff at Soldier Field and the dawning of a new Bears season, perhaps there's value in scanning through the 2013 highlights. Cue up Brandon Marshall's pretzeling touchdown grab in the season...
  • 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....
  • The pull of the pool [Editorial]

    The pull of the pool  [Editorial]
    George Herman Ruth Jr., the pride of Pigtown, stayed in the game too long. In his last season and playing for the Boston Braves in 1935, the legendary Babe batted .181, could barely trot around the bases and stuck around mostly because he thought he'd...
  • Steinberg: Manziel should go No. 1

    The final phase of NFL scouting has begun. Many of the teams are now flying prospects to their complexes to get a closer look. The collegiate career, All-Star games, scouting combine, and on-campus pro scouting days are all complete. This final phase...
  • Seahawks, Packers will start NFL season

    The 2014 NFL season will kick off Sept. 4 in Seattle, where the Super Bowl champion Seahawks will be honored before the boisterous 12th Man in the regular-season opener against the Green Bay Packers. A full schedule for the upcoming season —...