This deal is a downer for Favre

The deal sending Brett Favre to the Jets isn't a good one for the legendary quarterback, John Clayton writes.

Originally Published: August 7, 2008
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The last place Brett Favre wanted to be was with the New York Jets, but that's where he finds himself today.

After flexing his muscles and testing the will of the Green Bay Packers' organization, Favre agreed to a trade with the Jets despite having hoped to stay with the Packers or go to the Vikings or Bucs. Throughout most of his career, Favre lived the life of a player who thought of going to Super Bowls. By going to the Jets, he can think only of wild-card playoff berths.


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