Brett Favre Gets Old Before Our Eyes
I don't think Brett Favre's actually retiring this year. But, by the looks of him, he's earned it.
Esquire has an interesting profile titled “How a Favre Ages, 1990-2010,” chronicling the evolution of the world’s most indecisive quarterback.
1991: The second-round draft pick of the Atlanta Falcons, sixteen games before getting diagnosed with Bo Jackson’s degenerative hip condition, and getting traded to…
1992: …Lambeau. No more hair gel.
1995: Heart of an MVP, face of a 26-year-old.
1998: The end of the coach, the end of a run. Brett Favre started every game.
2002: Lambeau’s longest winter begins with its first playoff loss.
2006: Did we mention the gray hair?
2009: The Old Man and the Sea.
I don’t think he’s actually retiring this year. But, by the looks of him, he’s earned it.