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Packers Mull Retiring Favre’s Number, Unretiring it, Retiring It Again

26 May
Discussion of retiring the number was hung up on whether Favre would be required to weep openly for one or two hours.

Discussion of retiring the number was hung up on whether Favre would be required to weep openly for one or two hours.

GREEN BAY, Wis. — It was revealed today that Green Bay Packers’ brass has been contemplating the option of retiring long-time Packers quarterback Brett Favre’s number and then unretiring it, leaving open the possibility to retire it again.

Favre, a 20-year NFL veteran, spent 16 seasons with the Packers, winning a Superbowl in 1996. The decision to consider the move came at the urging of current Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, but Green Bay hierarchy has affirmed that they are “just not sure.” Continue reading