A Quick Comment on Brett Favre

Posted on August 23, 2010 by

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Today was the first day of classes at Southern Utah University.  And this story on the Pittsburgh Pirates also appeared (a story that I wish to comment on in more detail tomorrow).   So today was a bit busy (between teaching classes and talking to reporters).

But I wanted to offer a quick comment on Brett Favre.  If Favre wanted to play football, but didn’t want to go to much of training camp, wouldn’t he…

  • retire each off-season
  • un-retire after much of training camp had been completed

In other words, if Favre didn’t “retire” after each off-season, is there any way he could avoid training camp and still play in the NFL?  It is possible that Favre’s inability to make a decision simply reflects that fact that Favre – at 40 years of age (he is just a few weeks younger than me) – has decided he wants to play football but wants to avoid training camp. 

– DJ

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