Favre’s Hall Of Fame Speech

Packers fans don’t have to wait until early August to hear Brett Favre’s Hall of Fame induction speech. Don’t ask me how I got a copy, but I did. And here it is: Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. I’m extremely honored to be standing before you today as I humbly take my place alongside the greatest players in the history of the National Football League. But I certainly...
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Top 5 quarterbacks in Green Bay Packers history

The lineage of quarterbacks in the history of the Green Bay Packers is interesting and full of prestige. Most fans of today’s generation, unless they’ve done research or are die-hard Packer fans, only know of Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. While both of them can be mentioned in a conversation involving the top quarterbacks of the franchise, there are some other prominent men...
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Brett Favre admits he hasn't even started his Hall of Fame speech

Brett Favre loved to improvise on the football field, letting his gunslinger instincts take over in many instances. And it looks like Favre is taking that play-it-by-ear approach to his Hall of Fame speech, which he will have to make in a little more than a month."At some point, I have to start preparing a speech -- which I am not good at doing," Favre said, via ESPN. "It's closing...
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Michael Crabtree: Derek Carr is ‘gunslinger, Brett Farve-type of quarterback’

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree has only one season with Derek Carr under his belt. But he already has some fantastic things to share about his quarterback, including a comparison to the legendary Brett Favre. “The guy is amazing. He’s got talent, Crabtree said, via Scott Bair of” “We talk all the time on ways to get better on the field...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree compares Derek Carr to Brett Favre

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr wears No. 4 in honor of Brett Favre, the soon-to-be Hall of Fame quarterback who was once Carr’s football hero. One of Carr’s top receivers now believes the third-year quarterback has a little Favre to his game. “A gunslinger? He’s always going to be a gunslinger, and I love that,” Raiders receiver Michael Crabtree said, per ESPN...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Young slams Cam Newton haters

Going back to his college days, Cam Newton has been no stranger to controversy throughout his football career. The Carolina Panthers’ star quarterback can count Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young as one of his backers. Young not only defended Newton, but had some strong words for those who take issue with him. "If you don't like (Cam), it's not about him, it's about you."...
Via Sportsnaut
February 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Brett Favre runs triathlon, loses to his wife

Brett Favre competed in a triathlon last weekend, and though the former quarterback posted a pretty impressive time, he finished only second in his own household. Competing under the name Brett Lorenzo, Favre finished the Key West Triathlon in 1:35:12.74, third in the “Clydesdales 220 and 40+” category, according to the Washington Post. His wife Deanna? Third overall among...
Via The Comeback
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Brunell recalls the ‘funny’ time Brett Favre drowned a deer

Brett Favre is an avid hunter, and hunters always tell some of the best stories. That is, if you are able to stomach them. In a lengthy oral history of Favre’s life and career that CBS recently put together, former NFL quarterback Mark Brunell told a story about a time Favre killed a deer. Favre has likely killed many deer in his life, but he took this particular deer’s life...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Favre: Revenge on Packers motivated signing with Vikings

Brett Favre has finally admitted that the motivating factor for signing with the Minnesota Vikings after a one-year stopover with the New York Jets following his bitter divorce with the Green Bay Packers was to exact revenge on the team he cemented his status as an NFL icon. The premiere of NFL Network’s “The Timeline” entitled “Favre Returns” is slated to air following...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Favre recalls moment he knew his NFL career was over

Brett Favre revealed in an interview with Sports Illustrated that is alternatively candid, emotional and philosophical that he can recall the exact moment he knew his NFL career was at its end. And perhaps not surprisingly given how the quarterbacking icon seemingly never knew how to quit the game he loved so much, it occurred shortly after the last snap he would ever take in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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