As reported everywhere this morning, the great Brett Favre has decided to hang up his cleats. This news follows one of his best seasons on record, which was even more impressive given how his skills seemed to diminish the last few years. Favre and the Packers came within one game of the Super Bowl.
The news also comes conspicuously after the Packers failed — again — to employ the services of wide receiver Randy Moss. Favre advocated acquiring Moss last year before he was traded to the Patriots and again this offseason when Moss became a free agent. According to reports, the Philadelphia Eagles came closest to luring Moss away from New England before Moss decided to stay with the Pats. Continue reading