Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Favre after the game

Great story by Gene Wojciechowski at ESPN on Favre:

At a Monday afternoon team chapel service at the Vikings' downtown hotel, Favre nearly prayed himself into exhaustion. Kickoff was 4½ hours away and he was already a gooey mess.

"I said, 'Man, I'm losing it,'" said Favre.

It got worse. He would later admit he was as nervous as he had ever been before a game. That includes Super Bowls.

"I felt a lot like I did when my dad passed away,'' he said...

"I don't know how to explain it,'' Favre said. "It felt right, but yet, I guess I never thought I'd be in that situation prior to a game. And this is going back, but now it seems right.''

"I hope the Packer fans know how I feel about them,'' he said of the Cheeseheads who supported him for years.
That's Favre. Leaving everything out on the field! Favre always says this--"It's a lot of fun. It never gets old, even if I do."

You gotta love that!

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