#4 No more, Brett Farve calls it quits

Posted by Andy Durham on March 4, 2008 at 12:09 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Yahoo News and FOX Sports:
Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre has decided to retire from the NFL after 17 seasons.

“He has had one of the greatest careers in the history of the National Football League, and he is able to walk away from the game on his own terms— not many players are able to do that,” Packers general manager Ted Thompson said Tuesday.

Favre’s agent Bus Cook said the 38-year-old quarterback told him of his decision Monday night.

“Nobody pushed Brett Favre out the door, but then nobody encouraged him not to go out that door, either,” Cook said by phone from his Hattiesburg, Miss., office.

*****Not local, but still some pretty big news, on March 4; no more number four for the Green Bay Packers.*****


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