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Old 03-04-2008, 11:57 PM   #1
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Brett Favre is retiring! :(
I can't believe it. I am so bummed today. Talk about a great football player. I know that we will all move on with our lives, but I just wanted to take a minute and acknowledge an amazing player. 17 years. What a fantastic run.

Go Packers!! Favre will be missed.
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Old 03-05-2008, 04:19 AM   #2
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He's a great player, but after seventeen years, can you imagine how much his body just wants to rest some? The punishment that football players take is downright scary. They've put many a sports medicince doctors' child through college.
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Old 03-05-2008, 09:11 AM   #3
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I truly feel sorry for anyone who takes over as QB for the Packers. No matter how good they are people will never accept him and will always say "Yeah he's good but he's no Bret Favre".
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Old 03-05-2008, 10:25 AM   #4
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And he is so cute too. I was very sad they didn't make it to the Superbowl this year. I just felt crushed for him! Isn't that kinda weird? He needed it so he could retire with that under his belt.
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Old 03-05-2008, 11:04 AM   #5
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The way people are acting around here (near Green Bay), you would think that God had died.

I wish Brett the best in his retirement .. but we all knew this was coming.....
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Old 03-05-2008, 11:09 AM   #6
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It is sad. Brett Favre is a legend in his own time.

I wonder who will take his place as the best QB in the league? Manning? Romo? (okay, I just like him cuz he's one of the cowboys).
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Old 03-05-2008, 11:13 AM   #7
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I can't believe he's leaving us! The guy definitely deserves a rest, though.
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Old 03-05-2008, 11:46 AM   #8
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Oh, I totally agree with him needing to rest his body. Those football players sure do take a beating. I hate it when they take the cameras down to the field and you can hear the grunting and groanings and the hits they take! My God, the sounds that it makes is unreal. It's amazing they can stand back up after taking all those hits.

He is truly a legend and I agree, he is pretty cute!
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I Love Bret Favre! Okay, so I'm a Giants fan and was thrilled with the Superbowl win, yadda, yadda, yadda....However, in the playoff game with the Packers I truly felt good about the outcome either way. If my Giants won - Hurray, Hurray!! But I love Favre and the Packers and would have been just as excited for them to get their chance in the Superbowl. It was a win-win for me. (Besides, I'm also an Ohio State fan and one of our former stars, AJ Hawk, is on the Packers, too.)

Well done Bret. Enjoy your rest. We'll see you in the Hall of Fame soon and, hopefully, maybe on TV calling plays!
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Old 03-05-2008, 07:24 PM   #10
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Sigh...it's a sad day for sure, but you've gotta respect his decision. He's given his all and I'm glad he is going out on a winning note!
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