NFL puts off Favre reinstatement; Pack might consider NFC North deal

Updated: July 31, 2008, 9:23 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

MILWAUKEE -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is giving the Green Bay Packers and Brett Favre at least one more day to resolve their standoff before granting the quarterback his reinstatement.

"The Packers and Brett Favre are continuing their discussions," the league said in a statement. "The commissioner preferred to let those discussions continue rather than act on the reinstatement petition today."

Once Favre is reinstated, the Packers will have 24 hours to decide whether ...

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