Packers Talked To Vikings About Acquiring Favre

Usually, when an employer offers a former employee, oh, say, $20 million to stay retired, that’s exactly what happens. Unfortunately for the Packers front office, Brett Favre isn’t just any “former employee,” he’s, well, Brett Favre.

Brett Favre point

Which is why he turned down the hush money and is currently in Green Bay ready to compete for the starting job with Aaron Rodgers.

However, according to the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, the Packers still could trade Favre, possibly to their divisional rival, the Minnesota Vikings.

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Pack Allow Favre To Battle Rodgers For QB Spot

Quick recap: Favre retired, then wasn’t, then the Packers didn’t want him, then they did, then the Pack tried to trade him, then the Jets said “we’ll take him”, then the Pack said “No”, then Peter King said something, then the Pack offered Favre hush money, then Favre accepted the money, then he didn’t want their stinking money, then Roger Goodell said he can play, and now it looks like Favre will be the Packers starting quarterback this year.

Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre

(Two mortal enemies, during happier times)

The official word from the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL is that “the Packers have agreed to allow Favre to compete with Aaron Rodgers for the starting job”, but if there is indeed a camp battle for the QB position, is there anyway the Packers don’t give the job to Favre?

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Blog Jam: Cuban’s Got The Skillz To Pay The Billz

  • Mark Cuban has reportedly bid $1.3 billion for the pleasure of calling the urinal troughs of Wrigley Field his own. AOL FANHOUSE has the story.

Mark Cuban South Park smaller version

  • ESPN.COM is reporting that Brett Favre has turned his back on $20 million in walking-away-money and is headed to Packers camp. We’ll all be much better off when this finally resolves itself.
  • THE BIG LEAD tries to wrap its head around Paul “The Greatest Player In The World” Pierce’s strange run-in with the cops last night.

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