After two days of meetings made it clear Brett Favre will not play again for the Green Bay Packers, his agent embarked on trade talks with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Jets. Talks with the Bucs heated up Tuesday night, a source with knowledge of the negotiations said. The Tampa Tribune reported early today on its web site that Favre would agree to a trade to Tampa Bay and that a deal would be completed within 24 hours. The newspaper cited no source for its report.
Fans chanting “Bring Back Brett!” distracted them during practice on Tuesday. Well before that, the constant media questions were wearing thin on them.
Solve it. Now.
Like it or not, Brett Favre will never appear in a Packers uniform again. It wasn't hard to distinguish that point from McCarthy's nearly half-hour news conference here Tuesday.
Favre is part of the team's 80-man roster and could remain there for a while as team officials consider trade possibilities. But Tuesday, the team finally reached the most important crossroads in this long-simmering dispute: Faced with forcing a conflicted quarterback into an awkward situation, a scenario that threatened team chemistry and guaranteed a debilitating distraction, the Packers determined Favre is best-suited on another team's roster if he insists on playing in 2008.
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