While we have heard time and time again Brett Favre say the same thing about “being able to play,” but “not sure about wanting to play,” more and more evidence is coming out that points to #4 being back on the field at somepoint in 2008. Now one of Favre’s former teammates is coming out and saying that the QB wants to be back on the field in green. That former teammate is safety Leroy Butler, who was on the Packers Super Bowl team with Favre back in 1996.
Butler spoke to WTMJ in Milwaukee, and came out with a pretty interesting take on Brett playing again. “Brett wants to play,” Butler said. “Now the tough part now is can he take it back? I don’t know if he can or not, that means he might have to go to another team, and the teams that need quarterbacks are the ones in our division. So Minnesota, Detroit, Chicago, not to mention how bout throwing a wrench in there when they’re doing his jersey – ‘I ain’t retiring’.”
One thing you can for sure forget about is Favre coming back, and playing for another NFC North team. The last thing you are ever going to see if Favre in a Bears, Vikings or Lions jersey. The only way that Favre will be back in the league is if he’s wearing green, and that’s due to both parties wanting it to be that way. So while the Pack continues to look to the future with Aaron Rodgers, and now Brian Brohm, who they drafted this weekend, the QB spot is going to look a lot different for the Packers in 2008. Who knows though – in the end, it may very well be back to being the same, at least if you listen to Butler.