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Don't fault Favre for returning

QB handled this "unretirement" the right way -- and he's doing the right thing

Originally Published: August 19, 2009
By Seth Wickersham | ESPN The Magazine

Seriously, don't let it happen to you.

Don't become one of those fans who view Brett Favre's comeback with the Minnesota Vikings as another power trip, staged by an aging jock who's in denial about his fading ability, purely motivated by ego and selfishness and an addiction to the spotlight.

After all, that was so Favre 2008.

Favre's decision might seem like the same old story -- a continuation of the "Favre Saga" -- but it isn't. Unlike his previous retirements and comebacks, ...

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