Favre puts another nail in NFL coffin

Concussion concerns hit home when the former QB forgets part of his life

Updated: November 1, 2013, 12:11 AM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPN.com

Brett Favre, the old poster boy for NFL toughness, became the latest face of the concussion discussion with a comment last week. Many of the traits that made the 44-year-old quarterbacking legend revered, starting with his record Iron Man streak, took on a different look when Favre went on WSPZ-AM in Washington to explain why he turned down the St. Louis Rams' surprising attempt to lure him out of retirement. Instead of saying his body or arm might fail him, Favre also revealed that he has memory ...

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