Oh. My. God. #4 might not be done just yet. Turns out Favre might love football even more than we thought. Its not about the money with Favre (even though he is owed $24+ million over the next two seasons) or boredom (even though he is 38 years old and has no job).
No, its about loving a game he has played his whole life. Its about having fun. Its about top D-linemen refusing to hit him hard, and then all of us gushing about how tough he is. Its about him throwing 4+ interceptions in a big playoff game, and the sports media refusing to place blame.
Current Vegas Odds:
Over/Under on how many times Mark Schlereth uses the phrase “loves the game” or the equivalent in reference to Favre during a 2-minute feature on Sportscenter later today: 7.5
Over/Under on the number of cell phone conversations Peter King will claim to have had with Favre over the last 24 hours: 2.5
Odds Chris Mortenson and Len Pasquerelli fought over which of them would break this story: Even