And maybe this time he really means it.
Alex Marvez of FoxSports.com reports that Favre has already filed his retirement papers with the NFL. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed the news to The Associated Press on Monday.
That doesn't mean he's definitely, retiring, though: He has filed retirement papers in the past, only to return. So, given Favre's track record, it's no sure thing that he's done playing football.
But all indications are that he has no desire to keep playing after his 20th NFL season ended in disappointment, with his NFL record streak of consecutive games started coming to an end; with the Vikings finishing in last place; and with Favre getting a $50,000 fine from the NFL after he was accused of sexual harassment. It looks like Favre is done.
Favre filed retirement papers with the NFL following the 2008 season, which Favre played with the Jets. He then had to be reinstated prior to signing with the Vikings for the 2009 season.
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