As the Brett Favre rumor carousel turns, PRO FOOTBALL TALK spins up a possible destination for the ex-Packers QB if Green Bay doesn’t want him back - the Carolina Panthers.
PFT reports that Favre’s agent, James “Bus” Cook, has purportedly told people in private that his star client wouldn’t mind suiting up for the NFC South franchise. However, there are no specific reasons given why Brett would want to continue his NFL career in Charlotte. Read more…
FAVRE STEALS THE SCENE IN ’90s REGGIE WHITE MOVIE: MAC G’s WORLD comes across this clip of cinematic gold with a Green Bay tint starring Reggie White, BrettFavre and Mike Holmgren:
It’s from the 1996 film - or more likely, TV afternoon special - “Reggie’s Prayer”, starring White as a former pro star trying his luck coaching a high school team.The scene above features then-Packers coach Holmgren as a wise old janitor who imparts Reggie with some sage advice - and football plays. Favre appears as the mentally-challenged but good-hearted assistant janitor.
Some of the riveting dialogue:Holmgren: (to Reggie) “You’re the new coach!” (to Favre) “Told ya.”
Favre: (slow) “Told ya.”
Holmgren: “First game?”
Reggie: “20 Minutes to kickoff.”
Holmgren: (to Favre) “20 minutes.”
Favre: (slow) “Yeeeppp.”
Holmgren: “My son and I invented a football play a few years ago. Here, take a look.”
Holmgren: “Yeah, coach Carney was a busy fellow.”
Favre: (slow) “Busy, busy, busy guy.”
Note the way Brett masterfully commands his on-screen presence with his skillful stacking of toilet paper rolls.Watch out, 2007 SI Sportsman of the Year Award. You’re soon gonna have company on the Favre family mantelpiece with Mr. Oscar!