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Old 03-05-2008, 12:36 PM   #61
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Re: Favre has decided to call it a career

Favre addresses whether or not Moss played a role in his decision:

SI.com - Writers - Peter King: Strain of being an icon won out over love of the game - Tuesday March 4, 2008 9:41PM
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Old 03-05-2008, 03:02 PM   #62
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Well it sounds from Brett's sources that he was ticked that GB did not make any moves in FA to help the team so he decided to retire. It also sounds like Brett left them a mesage that he was retiring and if you noticed he was not present when his retirement was announced like in most cases when a big star retires from the NFL.
He's having a press conference tomorrow at 12p
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:59 AM   #63
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The Packers should be on the phone with Mark Brunell's agent right now. He'd be a good backup/mentor for Rodgers. Plus it'd be kind of cool for him to go full circle and finish things back where he started.
Well...here it is

PackersNews.com - Packers weigh experience, potential in free agent QB market

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The Packers this week talked to Brunell’s agent, Bruce Tollner, and expressed at least some interest in a player the Packers brought into the NFL in the fifth round of the 1993 draft. Brunell has 150 starts in his career with Jacksonville and Washington, including nine starts as recently as 2006. But his skills have diminished to where he’s strictly a backup after spending last season as the Redskins’ No. 3 quarterback. They voided his contract in February to get under the 2008 salary cap.

Tollner said Brunell wants to play this year and has three other teams that have called and, like the Packers, are sorting out their priorities for their backup spots.

“The ideal role (for Brunell) is to mentor or be there supporting the No. 1 guy and having the ability to step in and win games,” Tollner said. “That fits with a few different teams right now that I’m communicating with, and I think it makes a lot of sense at (the Packers).”
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Old 03-06-2008, 01:19 AM   #64
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Ok want to hear a crazier theory. Our boy Bram said that he(and Larry ) said there is something fishy going on because farve wasnt at the press conference with the Pack. They said it is ridiculous for a big name hof player like farve not to be with the team. Something sour along the lines of not getting Moss, not paying him(farve) enough, or even the front office wanted to get rid of farve to move on but they dont want the PR nightmare so they made him feel unwanted therefore forcing him to retire...lol

how's that for reporters with a lot of free time.
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