Whether it was done to stir the pot or just to get his name in the news, Howard Eskin of WIP has sure caused a stir with the statement that the Eagles would have interest in former Packers, Jets and Vikings QB Brett Favre as a possible backup to Mike Vick.
While outlets all over the place picked up the story, Jay Glazer of Fox Sports is quickly ending it, stating the following Sunday afternoon on Twitter.
Let’s end the uproar now, 2 Eagles sources tell me an emphatic No to Favre coming there to back up Michael Vick. Not the option they are on.
So there’s that. There was the interesting tidbit about the Tweet that Mike Vick sent out that stated he would love to have Favre as the teams backup that was quickly taken off his account, but maybe Vick himself didn’t want to stir the pot.
Favre’s name will continue to be in the news over the next few weeks – that’s a given. But it sounds like the Eagles are going to do what it takes to make sure their name isn’t attached to it.
Glazer’s tweet is only the start of that.