2:35 PM EDT, Mon September 01, 2014

Seahawks’ Percy Harvin: Russell Wilson is like Brett Favre

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin has been teammates with two Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks — and, to him, the two are very similar. After Russell Wilson dominated the Chicago Bears defense in Friday’s preseason victory at CenturyLink Field, Harvin told NBC’s Pro Football Talk that the Seattle quarterback reminds him a lot of Brett Favre. […]
The Falcoholic Aug 21, 2014
Tony Gonzalez would still consider a comeback, is primarily concerned about his legacy

Tony Gonzalez would still consider a comeback, is primarily concerned about his legacy

Fact: Tony Gonzalez makes his own peanut butter You knew this was coming. Sooner or later, somebody was going to ask Tony Gonzalez about a potential comeback. It wouldn't be unprecedented. Chris Carter, Brett Favre, and Deion Sanders. They all did it, each less able to contribute than Gonzalez probably is right now. Gonzalez is a gym rat, who meticulously manages his diet. There's no doubt he's in shape. It's just a matter of will. Per this Bob Glauber report, Gonzalez is still willing to join a contender under the right circumstances. Gonzalez acknowledged he'd be tempted to consider...
Acme Packing Company Aug 8, 2014
Packers vs. Titans, 2014 Preseason: Watch Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and the Centers

Packers vs. Titans, 2014 Preseason: Watch Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and the Centers

Brendan's back with his weekly "5 Things to Watch", which feature plenty of rookies and defensive topics. Side note: I wrote this in the car driving through Dubuque, Iowa. Know what's in Dubuque? Nothing. Don't come to Dubuque. Typically when I write these previews, I start by looking for a commonality between the two teams. The Fail Mary. The Bears rivalry. Brett Favre's wang. Stuff like that. But the Titans? Yeah, I've got nothing. In an era in which narratives are so manufactured, I suppose it says something that there's really no storyline between these two teams. So quick, let's make...

Bring back Brett: Rodgers, Thompson on board

 Photo/  Aaron Rodgers’ handshake with Brett Favre at the NFL Honors event after the 2012 season got the ball rolling on reconciliation. GREEN BAY – Aaron Rodgers knew that if the Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre were ever going to reconcile, he was going to have to get involved.Not as the point man on how to bring his predecessor as the Packers’ quarterback back into the fold. Rodgers knew that that was a job best left to former Packers president/CEO Bob Harlan, who was the driving force behind Favre agreeing to have his No. 4 retired at the annual Packers Hall of Fame induction...

Training camp report #9: Tuesday, August 5, 2014

 Photo/ESPNWisconsin.com Retired Packers GM Ron Wolf chats with former team security chief Jerry Parins at practice Tuesday. GREEN BAY – Taking a closer look at the Green Bay Packers’ ninth practice of training camp from Tuesday:Thumbs up:  Making his annual appearance at training camp Tuesday was retired Packers general manager Ron Wolf, who led the franchise from 1991 through 2001 and rebuilt the moribund franchise into the consistent winner it is today. A day after the love-fest for prodigal quarterback Brett Favre’s return to the fold, there was lots of discussion about how...

Steve Mariucci: Patience paid off with Favre in '93

Green Bay --- Who knows if Brett Favre would have gotten these second and third chances in today's NFL?

Rand: "Ex-Vikings" QB Favre getting jersey retired by Packers

Brett Favre has retired for good and his No. 4 jersey will be retired by the Packers next July.
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The Jets can always retired Brett Favre's cell phone number

Favre spent one season with the Jets, but he's best-known for his years with the Packers.

Brett Favre, Packers make it work

Next year’s ceremony for Brett Favre is about doing what is right and proper at the appropriate moment.

Video: Mark Murphy, Bob Harlan and Brett Favre on the QB's induction

Green Bay --- The Green Bay Packers' presidents, past and present, and Brett Favre himself discuss the Hall of Fame induction and retirement of his jersey number on the site of what will become the Packers' new Hall of Fame... main player to use in blogs, scaleable

Harlan led the charge to pair together both honors for Favre

Green Bay - Bob Harlan served the Green Bay Packers organization for more than two decades, so when talk of retiring quarterback Brett Favre's number kept surfacing, he decided he would contribute one more thing. The retired president, who is on the board of directions of Packers Hall of Fame Inc., had been thinking about ways to honor Favre when his time for induction came around. Harlan kept thinking it needed to be something special for a guy who helped pull the organization out of the doldrums and make it a winner. Hearing all the talk about the Packers' desire to retire Favre's No. 4 and...

Video: Brett Favre describes emotions about reunion

By phone at a news conference Monday, Brett Favre described his feelings about plans for his jersey number retirement and Packers Hall of Fame induction. Review our live coverage from the event for more.Player to use for embedding in JSonline stories

Favre: 'It's time to come back'

 Photo/ Brett Favre will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and have his No. 4 retired on July 18, 2015. GREEN BAY – Brett Favre is coming home.The legendary quarterback, estranged from the franchise he helped resurrect during his 16-year career, will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and have his number retired next July, the team and Packers Hall of Fame jointly announced Monday. Favre’s No. 4 will then be unveiled on the Lambeau Field north end zone façade at halftime of a yet-to-be-determined game during the 2015 season.Favre, who holds virtually...
Acme Packing Company Aug 4, 2014

Brett Favre Comments on Packers' Plan to Retire Jersey, Induct Him Into Hall of Fame

In a press conference on Monday, the Packers announced the organization's plan to honor Brett Favre next summer and during a 2015 game while the quarterback reflected on his career. On Monday, the Green Bay Packers held a joint announcement with the Packers Hall of Fame to announce that Brett Favre will have his jersey retired and be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame on the same day, in an event which will take place on July 18th, 2015. The team will then hold a public ceremony during a 2015 game to honor Favre by unveiling his name in the Ring of Honor. Perry Kidder, President of...

Packers fans react on Twitter to Brett Favre news

Green Bay Packers fans in Wisconsin and nationwide gave quarterback Brett Favre a warm welcome to the Packers Hall of Fame -- for the most part.

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