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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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  • Rumored to be Dancing with the Stars, Favre just won't go away

    Rumored to be Dancing with the Stars, Favre just won't go away
    With rumors circulating that legendary quarterback Brett Favre is joining "Dancing with the Stars," the sports blogosphere is close to imploding on itself (and I know, I'm now contributing to it). If the rumors are true, Favre will follow in the dance...
  • With Derrick Mason gone, the Ravens get a chance to upgrade

    With Derrick Mason gone, the Ravens get a chance to upgrade
    The not-yet-official release of veteran wide receiver Derrick Mason opened the possibility of the Ravens making a play for one of the bigger-named wideouts on the free-agent market. Mason is in the twilight of his career, but his ego has shown no signs of...
  • Generational nonsense at commencement time

    Generational nonsense at commencement time
    This is the season of generational twaddle. At graduation ceremonies across the country, politicians, authors, actors and businessmen take to the stage to tell young people they are fantastic simply because they are young. This year, the ritual is more...
  • Baltimore Sports Blitz pre-preseason NFL power rankings

    Baltimore Sports Blitz pre-preseason NFL power rankings
    The lockout is over, the NFL is back, training camps have kicked off and free agency has died down after a frantic few days. Now that we have had a chance to survey the NFL landscape, we know which players to watch in 2011 and we have a pretty good idea...
  • Was penalty against Vilma too severe?

    NFL must prove guilt Sam Farmer Los Angeles Times The suspension of Jonathan Vilma was not too severe if in fact he offered $10,000 bounties to any teammate who took out Kurt Warner or Brett Favre. That's clearly crossing the line. But the thing is,...
  • Following his brother's path

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. — Jay Gruden has his older brother's voice, and their eyes have the same steely glint. Jay is bigger, has darker hair and more of a twisted smile than a sinister "Chucky" grimace. "Jon's more edgy, grouchier too. Meaner," said the...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the tight ends

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the tight ends
    It’s a good thing the Ravens aren’t looking for a pass-catching tight end in free agency because pickings are slim. Jermichael Finley, the top free agent tight end in this year’s class, won’t hit the market as the Green Bay...
  • Staff Q&A: What's the best way to quit a job?

    Staff Q&A: What's the best way to quit a job?
    During the past week,¬†Joe Paterno was fired, Eddie Murphy and Brett Ratner quit the Oscars and Greece’s prime minister stepped down. Just in case the trend continues, we asked our staff what they think is the best way to go out. •••...
  • Bounty controversy sparks reaction across NFL; Ravens' Jarret Johnson weighs in

    Bounty controversy sparks reaction across NFL; Ravens' Jarret Johnson weighs in
    The NFL is poised to drop the hammer on the New Orleans Saints organization after the league revealed Friday that between 22 and 27 defensive players and former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams maintained a bounty pool during the past three seasons to...
  • Which NBA team did best at trade deadline?

    L.A. comes out ahead Shandel Richardson Sun Sentinel The city of Los Angeles was the biggest winner at the trade deadline. The Clippers and Lakers both made deals that moved them closer to competing with the Thunder. The Clippers acquired Nick...
  • Ravens fans will shed no tears for Hines Ward

    Ravens fans will shed no tears for Hines Ward
    Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward has tearfully announced his retirement after he was released by the team, proclaiming that he will be a "Steeler for life" -- as if that's some kind of badge of honor. I'm sure there are a lot of Steeler fans who...
  • How believable is new Ohio St. coach Meyer?

    He just has to win Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times Nick Saban said he was not going to be the next coach at Alabama, and then he was. The great ones don't have to be believable — they just have to win. So what if Meyer double-talked and...