The League

Sean Yuille
Lions Blogger

Sean Yuille

The lead writer for Pride Of Detroit, a Detroit Lions blog.

He's a Drama Queen


As a Lions fan, I have never been a fan of Brett Favre, but I always respected him. After what he has done over the last year and a half, however, I can no longer say that. Favre, in my mind, has tarnished his legacy by his off the field indecisiveness. I wasn't too surprised when he came back last year, though I found the whole drama with Green Bay to be extremely tiring. After he retired from the Jets, though, it was pretty obvious what was going to happen. Reports slowly came out about him wanting to come back to play for Minnesota, and the drama continued up until the end of July when he said he wasn't going to come back. That was very surprising and I didn't completely buy it. I joked in a post that the saga will probably continue a few weeks into training camp, as Favre will get that "itch" to play again. I was only being half-serious, though, as I really thought the Vikings had moved on. Obviously I was wrong, as Favre is now back in the league and back in the NFC North.

When I see Brett Favre on the field again this coming season, my first thought will not be about how great of a player he is or all of his amazing accomplishments. Instead, I will think about how he is someone who can't make a decision and was a huge drama queen the last year and a half. I can understand unretiring once, but to do it a second time, which came after he said he wouldn't return, is just laughable. He played the Jets by retiring, knowing he wanted to end up in Minnesota, but he even changed his mind over that decision multiple times. As good of a player he is on the field, I will never look at Brett Favre the same way again, especially if he can't survive a 16-game schedule and folds down the stretch like last year.

By Sean Yuille  |  August 18, 2009; 2:45 PM ET  | Category:  Brett Favre Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
Previous: Favre's a Selfish Jerk | Next: Favre Helps Vikes


Please email us to report offensive comments.

Brett thinks he is always bigger than his team and probably the NFL. Wonder if the Jets miss him?...don't, because they don't. His ego is squeezing out his brain. No matter what he does on the field, his legacy and reputation will never be the same...

Posted by: robertefriend | August 18, 2009 5:23 PM

The comments to this entry are closed.

RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company