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Packers want Favre back in the family

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07:02 AM ET 05.15 | At some point soon-ish, Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers will officially reunite. Nearly five years after the Packers traded a disgruntled Favre to the New York Jets, the franchise is getting ready to reach back out to the now-retired quarterback. "We want to have (Favre) back in the family," Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy told FOXSportsWisconsin.com during the team's eighth-annual Tailgate Tour. The first sign of goodwill between Favre and the team he led for 15 seasons came in February, when the 43-year-old and his successor in Green Bay, Aaron Rodgers, presented together during the NFL Honors show. "I thought he and Aaron jointly presenting the Comeback Player of the Year Award was a great first step," Murphy said.

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May 15, 2013  07:42 AM ET

Mr. Favre!! Time to bury the hatchet.

May 15, 2013  07:46 AM ET

If he's coming back to play he ought to be well rested.

May 15, 2013  07:54 AM ET

He needs a little more time to think about it. He'll come see you at the Waffle House when he's ready.

May 15, 2013  08:04 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

He needs a little more time to think about it. He'll come see you at the Waffle House when he's ready.

There are no Waffle Houses in Wisconsin. Could do Chuck E Cheese's.

May 15, 2013  08:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

There are no Waffle Houses in Wisconsin.

Ol' Brett's willing to wait until somebody opens one.

May 15, 2013  08:11 AM ET

You know he wants to come back.

May 15, 2013  08:12 AM ET

Maybe he doesn't.

May 15, 2013  08:12 AM ET

Maybe he does now.

May 15, 2013  08:13 AM ET
QUOTE(#8):

Maybe he does now.

No he doesn't.






















Wait. Yes he does.

May 15, 2013  08:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

No he doesn't. Wait. Yes he does.

I see a lot of waffling going on here.

May 15, 2013  08:37 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

He needs a little more time to think about it. He'll come see you at the Waffle House when he's ready.

And it better be the Waffle House, "down the road".

May 15, 2013  08:40 AM ET

But no more **** pics, please.

May 15, 2013  08:43 AM ET

I remember Rodgers and Favre at the NFL Awards together. Super awkward.

May 15, 2013  09:01 AM ET

This is about making sure he goes into the HOF in a Packer uni. Thats all. Perhaps Jenn Sterger can introduce him at the ceremony, she saw more of him than any Packer fan.

May 15, 2013  09:05 AM ET

Someone call the moderator, you guys are using the "F" word again.

May 15, 2013  09:13 AM ET

Packers want Favre back in the family ... and "The Family" wants Charles Manson back.

May 15, 2013  09:13 AM ET
QUOTE(#15):

Someone call the moderator, you guys are using the "F" word again.

This isn't golf.

May 15, 2013  09:33 AM ET
QUOTE(#12):

But no more **** pics, please.

That was what I was thinking also.

May 15, 2013  09:41 AM ET

Heeeee's Back!

 
May 15, 2013  10:06 AM ET
QUOTE(#19):

Heeeee's Back!

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water...

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