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07.07.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Gene Wojciechowski over at ESPN.com is advocating a Packer's shareholder coup in favor of bringing back Favre. There are a lot of pot-shots and name-calling, including this tidbit: It all makes sense until you ask a simple, essential question: "Is my team better or worse with Brett Favre at quarterback?"  That's it. Nothing else should matter. Thompson's job is to construct th...
07.02.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
  Doesn't it feel like one of these "stories" comes out every couple of weeks or so? I'm just passing on the information.... Source: Favre has 'itch' to ditch retirement, report to camp By Chris MortensenESPN.com(Archive) Updated: July 2, 2008, 4:12 PM ET With his family "tugging" on him to play, Brett Favre has an "itch" to come out of retirement and report to training camp wi...
06.19.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
  Reports: Packers checking on Taylor's availability in trade ESPN.com news services The Dolphins say they want Jason Taylor to play one final season in Miami, but that reportedly hasn't stopped the Green Bay Packers from continuing to check on his availability. The Green Bay Press-Gazette and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel are reporting that the Packers have called the Dolphins...
04.27.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
At the end of the two days, the Packers' haul looks like thisJordy Nelson, WR, Kansas StateBrian Brohm, QB, LouisvillePatrick Lee, CB, AuburnJermichael Finley, TE, TexasJeremy Thompson, DE, Wake Forest (who is apparently the brother of Packers tackle Orrin Thompson)Josh Sitton, G/T, University of Central FloridaBreno Giacomini, T, LouisvilleMatt Flynn, QB, LSUBrett Swain, WR, San Diego State Seve...
04.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Report: Favre considering a comeback Agent quietly inquiring with NFL teams about trade with Packers NBCSports.com news services updated 59 minutes ago Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, who announced his retirement last month after 17 seasons, reportedly could be weighing a comeback with another team. Favre's agent has quietly inquired with teams about their interest in tra...
03.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Last night on SportsCenter, the Packers were the featured team in terms of draft talk and some interesting tidbits came up.First is that, with the exception of Aaron Rodgers, we've used our first round pick for the past few years to pick up a defensive player. The second nugget that came out was how last season's draft really ended up being a vote of confidence in Aaron Rodgers. I never looked at ...
03.04.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
We're finally getting full stories and not just AP wire blurbs. Apparently ESPN.com's Chris Mortensen spoke with Favre's agent Bus Cook and this article has this:"I talked to Brett this morning and I told him 'nobody forced you to make this decision to retire, but the flip side is nobody encouraged you to play,'" Cook told Mortensen. "Two years ago, Ted [Thompson, the Packers' GM] encouraged him t...
03.04.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Statement From Packers General Manager Ted Thompson:posted 03/04/2008Brett Favre has informed us of his intention to retire from the Green Bay Packers and the NFL. He has had one of the greatest careers in the history of the National Football League, and he is able to walk away from the game on his own terms - not many players are able to do that.The Packers owe him a tremendo...

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