Advertisement

 UNDATED (AP) -Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre has decided to retire from the NFL after 17 seasons.
``He has had one of the greatest careers in the history of the National Football League, and he is able to walk away from the game on his own terms - not many players are able to do that,'' Packers general manager Ted Thompson said Tuesday.
Favre's agent Bus Cook said the 38-year-old quarterback told him of his decision Monday night.
``Nobody pushed Bret Favre out the door, but then nobody encouraged him not to go out that door, either,'' Cook said by phone from his Hattiesburg, Miss., office.
FOX Sports first reported Tuesday that the three-time MVP planned to retire.
---
Associated Press Writer Ron Harris in Jackson, Miss., contributed to this report.

Recent NFL Discussions

Advertisement

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Redskins 2016 Win Total Pick   After being the surprise winner of the NFC East in 2015, can the Washington Redskins find a way to have another big season in...
Thumbnail Bills Season Win Total Prediction Rex Ryan blew into Orchard Park last January with his patented bravado dialed up to 11, but all the swagger in the world couldn’t mask another disappointing...
Thumbnail Chicago Bears Win Total Picks The Chicago Bears find themselves in a competitive NFC North Division. Can they navigate the waters in 2016 to have a winning...
Thumbnail Rams Season Win Total Prediction Amid all the hullaballoo surrounding their move (back) to Los Angeles, the Rams actually lost some fairly significant pieces on the personnel side. Will a new man...
Thumbnail Dolphins Season Win Total Prediction With a new head coach and several fresh faces, will the Miami Dolphins win over or under 7 games in 2016?
More inNFL Articles  
Advertisement

NFL Team Pages

Advertisement