Brett Favre

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Hot Topic: January 3

The Giants win, but still miss the playoffs, but it appears that Tom Coughlin’s job is safe … The Jets win and will face Peyton Manning and the Colts in round 1 … Brett Favre finally retires … all that and more on today’s Boomer and Carton show.

WFAN–01/03/2011

Brett Favre

Brett Favre Finally Calls It Quits

The 41-year-old quarterback sat out Minnesota’s season-ending loss to the Lions on Sunday with a concussion, and it appears that perhaps the toughest man to ever play in the NFL had his career end

WFAN–01/02/2011

Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings talks to Tavaris Jackson #7 on the bench while playing the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 13, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Favre Listed As Doubtful For Final Game

Brett Favre’s name has appeared frequently on the NFL’s weekly injury report over 20 seasons of sprains, strains and painful hits. This might be the last time: The Minnesota Vikings declared the 41-year-old doubtful to play at Detroit, due to the lingering effects of a concussion.

WFAN–01/01/2011

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Keidel: Heaven in 2011

In 2011, WFAN’s Jason Keidel would like to see the following…

WFAN–12/31/2010

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Vikings: Favre Still Iffy For Final Start

At the end of a long, difficult season, Brett Favre’s status for the finale is in doubt.

WFAN–12/30/2010

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Despite Fine, Favre Comfortable In Wrangler Sponsorship

Sponsors Wrangler and Snapper are sticking by Brett Favre after the NFL fined him $50,000 for failing to cooperate in an investigation into allegations he sent inappropriate messages and lewd photos to former New York Jets game-day hostess Jenn Sterger.

WFAN–12/30/2010

Jenn Sterger (credit: AP Photo/Bill Kostroun), Brett Favre (credit: AP Photo/Andy King)

Sterger Attorney: Favre Fine ‘An Affront To All Females’

“Today’s decision is an affront to all females and shows once again that, despite tough talk, the NFL remains the good old boys’ league,” Jenn Sterger’s attorney, Joseph Conway, said about the NFL’s decision to fine Brett Favre.

WFAN–12/30/2010

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

NFL Releases Statement On Favre, Sterger Investigation

In reviewing the matter, the sole focus was on whether there was a violation of league policies regarding conduct in the workplace.

WFAN–12/29/2010

Jenn Sterger (credit: AP Photo/Bill Kostroun), Brett Favre (credit: AP Photo/Andy King)

Favre Fined $50k For Lack Of Cooperation In Sterger Saga

Brett Favre has been fined $50,000 by the NFL for a “failure to cooperate” with the investigation into allegations he sent inappropriate messages and lewd photos to former New York Jets game-day hostess Jenn Sterger.

WFAN–12/29/2010

Brett Favre (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) and Jenn Sterger (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for PR/PR)

Kallas Remarks: A ‘Fine’ Way To End

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recently stated that there would be a “decision” soon in the Brett Favre-Jenn Sterger case. Well, the decision is in.

WFAN–12/29/2010

Antoine Winfield #26 rushes after Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles late in the first half of the game at Lincoln Financial Field on December 26, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Eagles’ Loss To Vikings Ends Chance For Bye Week

Written off by nearly everyone, the Minnesota Vikings wouldn’t let two extra days sitting around a hotel bring them down.

WFAN–12/29/2010

Quarterback Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings is attended to after being sacked by the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium on December 20, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Keidel: Favre From Over

It feels like you can string his passes together and reach the sun. But the sunset hasn’t been so colorful for Brett Favre.

WFAN–12/22/2010

Quarterback Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings is attended to after being sacked by the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium on December 20, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Bears Clinch North, Favre’s Start Ends With Concussion

After the Vikings’ battered quarterback walked off the snow-coated field with what he later called a concussion, Jay Cutler and the Bears took back the division title Brett Favre is so used to winning.

WFAN–12/21/2010

Brett Favre (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) and Jenn Sterger (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for PR/PR)

Goodell: No Timetable On Favre Investigation

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he’s still “following up” on some of the information in the Brett Favre investigation to make sure it’s thorough and reaches “the right conclusion.”

WFAN–12/21/2010

Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings talks to Tavaris Jackson #7 on the bench while playing the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 13, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Favre Sits Out Second Game In A Row

After an NFL-record 297 straight starts, 321 including the playoffs, Brett Favre has a new streak. He’ll sit out for the second game in a row.

WFAN–12/18/2010

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