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Brett Favre

Tonight’s the Big Game: Steelers vs. Packers!

February 6, 2011

Tonight is Super Bowl XLV, featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Green Bay Packers.  Classic teams for what looks to be a classic match-up:   both teams can run the ball, both have mobile and accurate quarterbacks, both have staunch defenses.  Also, both are classic franchises — the Steelers have won a league-best 6 Super Bowl [...]

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Tedy Bruschi to Retire

August 31, 2009

New England Patriots inside linebacker Tedy Bruschi is set to announce today that after 13 seasons and 5 Super Bowls, it is finally time for him to retire.  Not only was Bruschi a class-act, but he was a critical part of the Patriots’ “bend-but-don’t-break” defense that carried the Pats to three Super Bowl victories in four years [...]

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Favre Signs with the Vikings

August 18, 2009

For the record, I believe that Brett Favre will be studied by sports psychologists for years to come, and undoubtedly be used as an example to future athletes thinking about retirement regarding what they should not display in public. Here he is again, back in the NFL.  Proving me wrong again while he’s at it.  Brand new [...]

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John Madden Leaves the Booth

April 16, 2009

Former NFL coach and renowned commentator John Madden is retiring from the booth.  The last game he called was Super Bowl XLIII last February.  He will be replaced on Sunday Night Football by Cris Collinsworth. If he follows the Favre model, we’ll see him in September, but most sources believe this retirement is legit, that [...]

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Stop the Presses! Brett Favre Retires… Again

February 11, 2009

Where have I heard this before? That’s right, every single NFL post-season since Noah was trying to tick off “two emus” from his list!  Though this time I think it’s for real.  Maybe.  Thusly, I’m not getting all nostalgic.  I’ve already done that at the end of last season and what did that get me — Favre [...]

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Brett Favre and the New York Jets

August 7, 2008

Trading in the green-and-gold for a certainly less shiny green-and-white, the Green Bay Packers have ended all this pre-season Favre silliness by finally trading the future Hall-of-Famer to the New York Jets for a “conditional” fourth-round draft pick.  But, here are some other conditions from “The pick turns into a third-round selection if Favre plays [...]

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Favre’s Impending Return

July 26, 2008

Is anyone else getting sick of all this?  I remember at the end the last NFL season, the great Brett Favre finally retired.  Everyone was nostalgic, some even perplexed since he obviously still had talent, even I here at AOR provided a glowing post as a career epitaph for a man who always looked like he was [...]

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