Packers Offer Favre $20 Million to Just Stay Away

There is some kind of weird-a crazy-off going down in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Either that or the water in Mississippi is more polluted than normal. Or, perhaps, Brett Favre’s farm is cursed.

Scrooge McDuck

One of those ridiculous explanations needs to be true in order to explain what the MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL is reporting: Packers President Mark Murphy met with Favre and his agent Bus Cook and offered the quarterback $20 million to stay retired.

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FavreWatch: Brett Tells Everyone He Won’t Report

Brett Favre is making me a touch schizophrenic in my inability to feel the same way about him day to day. Will he come to training camp? Or won’t he? Does he want to get traded? Or doesn’t he? Really, the waiting for each new press conference/announcement is the hardest part. Well, except for the listening.

Burgers Hot Dogs

And today’s exciting news comes straight from Peter King at SPORTS ILLUSTRATED who lets us know that he spoke — over triple soy mocha lattes!! — with Favre directly, and the gunslinger will not be reporting to Packers training camp when it opens in a few hours. The good news is that he’s actually doing this with the intention of making things less awkward for poor Aaron Rodgers.
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