There's no secret that Brett Favre has had a miserable season on and off the field. What makes things even worse is that his off the field sexting scandal isn't going away.
Jenn Sterger—through her manager—has recently said that if the NFL suspends Favre, she will not sue the quarterback.
That puts a ton of pressure on the NFL to make the correct decision. By not suspending Favre, the league is sending a poor message to fans, the media and its players. Roger Goodell has taken a stern stance when it comes to punishing players.
Letting Favre off the hook would be an embarrassment to him and the NFL.
All is not lost though. There are ways to save face and protect Favre's legacy as long as he abides by a few guidelines.
Here are five things Favre must do to clean the slate and keep his legacy from being tainted.