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Packers spokesman denies retirement story on Web site

Updated: February 28, 2008, 8:30 PM ET
Associated Press

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Brett Favre's retirement lore is becoming almost as popular as his on-the-field heroics.

On Thursday, the Green Bay Packers' official Web site briefly reported he was retiring, but the page under the breaking news section was live for only a few minutes.

"There's nothing to it," Packers spokesman Jeff Blumb told The Associated Press. "People who handle our Web site had set up a dummy page in the event he was to retire. They were asked to take down that page."

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