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Brett Favre's indecision, as revealed by Jay Glazer

The true, inside, behind-the-scenes story of Brett Favre's indecision, according to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, is about what you probably figured it to be.

The Minnesota Vikings quarterback, Glazer reports from the team's training camp in Mankato, Minn., did text several teammates last week saying that he intended to retire from the NFL because his ankle, on which he had surgery in May, had not sufficiently recovered.

The Vikings jumped up and offered Favre the miraculous healing poultice of more money and several teammates asked him to reconsider, according to Glazer. Cue "Favre: Hamlet in a Helmet II."

By Cindy Boren  |  August 9, 2010; 12:54 PM ET
Categories:  Brett Favre , NFL  
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Add a few more 0's on my paycheck and my ankle will feel better too.

Posted by: dcborn61 | August 9, 2010 2:50 PM | Report abuse

I hardly would consider Jay Glazer as an insider to Vikings OR Favre camps.

We have yet to see a single text message, or to have a single player named as having received one. Shank just said he heard about it, not that he got one.

Favre has a history of being indicisive when deciding how much more his body can take. The (illegal) beating in the Saints game has to have effected his confidence in the NFL, even though he played like the Terminator after that injury.

Brett had surgery. None of us would be ready to be sacked and hit by 300 pound men if we had our third ankle surgery ten weeks ago.

Give the guy a break for being true to himself and not willing to pawn himself as cured for the $13 million he would have already gotten. He probably SHOULD be the highest paid quarterback on the fields, but with Favre it has never been about the money.

Its about Brett's passion for the game and WINNING. He has to decide if his ankle can support him all season to lead the Vikings to the big win.

And PLEASE--better sources than FOX News.

Posted by: sjmckinley | August 9, 2010 7:07 PM | Report abuse

If the officials in the New Orleans game had done their job, the Saints fans would have tarred and feathered them before they were able to get out of the stadium. Watching all those roughing penalties on Brett go un-punished made me sick.

Posted by: TexasGal2 | August 9, 2010 9:50 PM | Report abuse

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