Brett Favre not returning to NFL

Updated: October 25, 2013, 8:29 AM ET
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Brett Favre says that he loved playing in the NFL but that the game took a physical toll and he won't return, even though league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that the St. Louis Rams reached out to his agent.

"It's flattering, but you know there's no way I'm going to do that," Favre said in an interview with Sports Talk 570 powered by ESPN in Washington.

The Rams lost Sam Bradford to season-ending knee surgery earlier this week.

Rams coach Jeff Fisher ...

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