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Packers will retire Favre's number by 2016

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11:22 AM ET 07.07 | Green Bay Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy was answering fan questions on the team website. He was eventually asked a question he says he is asked frequently, about retiring Brett Favre's number. The idea is for the team to retire Favre's number before he becomes a first ballot Hall of Famer in 2016.

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July 7, 2013  04:52 PM ET

It's a given he's a first rounder, Peter(the drooler) King is a voter.

July 7, 2013  04:59 PM ET

Great. Now we have years of "We'll do it this month... No! Wait! We'll do it next month!"

July 7, 2013  06:07 PM ET

Nice photo of Favre!!!

July 7, 2013  07:10 PM ET
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Nice photo of Favre!!!

It's a snapshot of what he sees before tossing game-killing INTs in conference championship games.

July 7, 2013  07:44 PM ET

Jenn Sterger will be doing the presenting.

July 7, 2013  08:45 PM ET

His number will probably change it's mind and unretire for the 2017 season.

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July 7, 2013  11:11 PM ET

Great. We can look forward to Favre threads for at least the next three years.

July 8, 2013  12:01 AM ET

Let the Jets put him in the HOF. I'm sure they would love to. LOL :)

July 8, 2013  12:03 AM ET
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Jenn Sterger will be doing the presenting.

Instead of the receiving for a change.

July 8, 2013  12:40 AM ET
QUOTE(#9):

Great. We can look forward to Favre threads for at least the next three years.

OF COURSE.....because it wouldn't be football season if fannation didn't mention farve.

sh/t....we will have farve re-tread threads until 5 yrs after farve dies....

July 8, 2013  12:48 AM ET

I wonder what he does in his spare times nowadays...


*Emails Peter King*

July 8, 2013  06:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Great. Now we have years of "We'll do it this month... No! Wait! We'll do it next month!"

That's only fair.

 
July 8, 2013  06:05 AM ET
QUOTE(#6):

His number will probably change it's mind and unretire for the 2017 season.

Hahahahaha!

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