Freshly-retired Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre caused a stir when he said he'd return to football and when the Packers said, "Uhh... Brett, we still own you." It was never a practical return for the Packers, having already prepared for a post-Favre era. Now, Favre has been traded to the New York Jets for a conditional draft pick.
Let the competition begin. After a month of playing hardball with Brett Favre, the Packers organization has reluctantly welcomed their superstar quarterback to compete for the starting job. But is Favre's return what the players ? and the city of Green Bay ? want? Guest: Cliff Saunders, sports talk radio host for 1250 Milwaukee
Brett Favre is Green Bay. Plain and simple. The Super Bowl-winning, three-time MVP quarterback is worshipped in the home of the Packers ? even following an official retirement in March. Now, with Favre asking to be released from his Green Bay contract as part of a possible return to the gridiron, the city's fans have divided.