For Favre, $500-a-Throw Means Enormous Paycut

After word filtered out last night that Brett Favre would miss his first start since 1992, Favre’s official website published a new memorabilia offer.

 Brett Favre per throw

(Cal Ripken’s similar offer: $550 per AB)

Florio first noted that for $499.99, Favre had begun offering, a “Signed and inscribed 297 Starts Football.

Tempting.

The football displayed in the Favre offer retails for $80, so you’re essentially paying $419.99 for the quarterback’s signature.

But don’t forget that as part of the sale, “A portion of all proceeds will go to the Favre 4 Hope Foundation”!

Classy.

After surfing around Favre’s official site, didn’t take long to find another $500 offer for a similarly signed, generic football celebrating Favre’s 500th touchdown pass.

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