Brett Favre Files for Retirement From NFL

Quarterback might really, really, really be done this time
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 17, 2011 2:59 PM CST
Brett Favre Files for Retirement From NFL
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre watches from the sideline during the first half against the Detroit Lions in their NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011.   (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Brett Favre is making it official, again: The 41-year-old quarterback has filed retirement paperwork with the NFL, Fox Sports reports. He's unretired more than most people send racy photos to massage therapists, but the third time might just be the charm: Favre has consistently said 2010 would be his last season, and it was certainly his worst. Scandals aside, the QB had 11 touchdowns to 19 interceptions, and ended his consecutive-games streak with a shoulder injury that was followed by a concussion.
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