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Brett Favre and the Packers seem to be forming their own mutual admiration society these days, as the former quarterback continues his reconciliation with the team that made him a legend. Favre went so far as to say that Aaron Rodgers will ''shatter'' his many records. Rodgers is an exceptional quarterback, but he'll have a long way to go before catching Favre -- his later years may have been more drama than production, but Favre played at a high level for a very long time.
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On Friday, "First Take" debated Brett Favre saying that he played with the Vikings in 2010 because "the money was too good." Stephen A. Smith has a total problem with Favre's statement, saying it was selfish and all about Favre, but Skip Bayless has a different tack. What's your take?
It's all fun and games until Jim Irsay sends Adam Vinatieri, Dwight Freeney, Jeff Saturday and a plane to Mississippi. With suggestions abounding that Peyton Manning may not be ready to start the regular season, Colts owner Jim Irsay tweeted over the weekend that he was in Brett Favre's hometown of Hattiesburg, Miss.
Take a left at Albuquerque?
"Brad,I'm in Hattiesburg...is it right or left at the Firechief?" -- Jim Irsay on Twitter (@JimIrsay)
Who will hold the record?
If Favre stays retired, Manning needs just 110 touchdown passes to break his record. But is this slow recovery from neck surgery an indication that age may catch Manning first?
Meeting of the masters?
Manning and Favre in the same city would be a collision of two of the all-time greats. All-time great quarterbacks, sure, but also all-time great commercial stars.
2. Was trading Brett Favre the biggest blunder of all time?
Stop us if you've heard this before, but Brett Favre is retiring. All right, don't stop us because we're doing this anyway. Favre filed retirement papers with the NFL, which doesn't preclude another return. But going back to the beginning of his run, was trading a young Favre the biggest QB blunder of all time? Rank all-time QBs.