Memo to Jets fans: Don't expect ultimate payoff with Favre

Jets fans shouldn't expect Brett Favre to deliver a championship. When Hall of Fame QBs switch teams late in their careers, the results are usually unspectacular, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: August 8, 2008
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Barring a miracle voting push for Raiders great Ken Stabler, Brett Favre will be the next quarterback selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame four years after he officially retires.

That would make him the 24th modern-era quarterback to go into the Hall. The trade to the New York Jets won't tarnish his Packers legacy. Favre's a first-ballot Hall of Famer, end of story.

The potentially sad part of the Favre story is the odds are against his ...

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