GM on Favre reunion: 'It's wonderful'

Updated: July 30, 2013, 4:46 PM ET
By Rob Demovsky | ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When Packers president Mark Murphy first said the team would retire Brett Favre's No. 4 jersey at some point, it was reasonable to think that it might not happen as long as general manager Ted Thompson was around.

After all, Thompson was the man who executed the Aug. 6, 2008, trade that ended Favre's career with the Packers and sent him to the New York Jets. Whether correct or not, the decision to trade Favre rather than allow him to return for a 17th season in ...

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