Say It Isn’t So Brett. . .

Yes, this is off topic, but for a loyal and lifetime fan of the Green Bay Packers — in fact, for any fan of football (American football, that is) and many sports fans in general — today is indeed a bittersweet day. After 17 seasons of gritty plays, ironman performances and breathtaking victories in the National Football League, longtime Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre has decided to retire from the game of football. While I am sure the flames of sports idolatry will rise high around the announcement of Favre’s retirement, let me stoke them just a tiny bit more and say thanks Brett, for all the great memories.

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