Favre: A Walking Contradiction

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Now that Brett Favre has officially filed his retirement paperwork with the NFL, the natural question is this: How will we remember Favre?

But maybe a better question is this: How could we possibly forget him?

In the history of sports, there's never been anyone like Favre. Not as a quarterback. Not as a sports figure.

Of course, I feel obligated to mention that we don't know for certain that Favre is finished with professional football, since he possesses that nasty habit of changing his mind.

But let's assume that this retirement is indeed real.

How will we forget Brett Favre?

He isn't a villain.

He isn't a saint.

He is loved.

He is...

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