Brett Favre: Jets called about return

Updated: October 8, 2010, 7:52 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Before deciding to make the bold move to trade up for Mark Sanchez in the 2009 draft, the New York Jets made an 11th-hour call to Brett Favre to see if he was interested in coming out of retirement to give the Jets another season.

At least that's how Favre remembers it, adding a new wrinkle to the Jets/Favre break up. The Jets tell a different version.

The Minnesota Vikings quarterback, who will face his old team Monday night, said he talked to Rex Ryan, general ...

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