The Minnesota Vikings have set a deadline of this week for prima donna Brett Favre to make his decision on whether he will be back for his 19th season to quarterback the Vikes. The NFL should have set a limit of how many times a player is allowed to retire and then un-retire.
With hopes of further damaging his legacy, Favre recently underwent arthroscopic surgery on his throwing shoulder to eradicate problems related to his torn biceps tendon. Clearly he plans on making another run at it. I’m almost certain the former face of the Green Bay Packers will reply to Brad Childress’ deadline with something along the lines of, “Yes, I’ll be suiting up in purple and gold for my 19th season. Let’s kick some Green Bay ass!”
It’s pretty apparent Favre has had this planned out all along. He was/is extremely disappointed at the way the Packers front office handled his situation. The Packers refused to deal him to their NFC North rival last season, and General Manager Ted Thompson made sure the New York Jets wouldn’t deal him by including a clause in the trade agreement that Green Bay would receive three first-round picks if he was traded to Minnesota. [Read more...]