Brett Favre to Retire. Thanks for all the memories & football glory.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre has decided to retire.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that according to Favre’s agent, Buss Cook, Favre informed Packers coach Mike McCarthy of his decision Monday night.Foxsports.com first reported Favre’s decision.
A sure-fire first-ballot Hall of Famer, Favre, acquired in a trade with the Atlanta Falcons, led the Packers back to the
NFL’s elite. He retires with 5,377 carrer completions in 8,758 attempts for 61,655 yards, 442 touchdowns and 288 interceptions.
Cook said as of Tuesday morning, there were no plans for Favre to hold a news conference.
Favre, who returned for the 2007 season when many thought he should have left the game, had a career renaissance in his final season and led the Packers to the NFC Championship Game, where they lost to the eventual Super Bowl champion New York Giants in overtime. >>>more