Favre likely not done
Favre will be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame the instant he becomes eligible, but the legendary gunslinger has struggled to get his team in the end zone in recent weeks. Still, the retirement speculation is in full force and we'll get to hear John Madden rave about the glorious approach Favre takes to the game.
That fun-loving approach, along with charismatic leadership, tenacious competitiveness and tremendous physical gifts, made Favre one of my favorite players of the modern era. I was fortunate enough to be on the opposite sideline from Favre a total of 15 times over seven seasons as a coach with the Minnesota Vikings, and while there were times I hated him for making a play against us there was always respect for him.
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