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Brett Favre

48-Year-Old Quarterback – Free Agent

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HT: 6' 2"   WT: 225   DOB: 10/10/1969  College: Southern Mississippi  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract


Brett Favre Contract Information:

Signed a two-year contract worth $25 million in Aug. 2009. He will make $12 million in 2009 and $13 million in 2010.

October 24, 2013  –  Brett Favre News

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In the wake of Sam Bradford's season-ending knee injury, the Rams reached out to Favre on Sunday night, reports.

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Brett Favre NFL Stats
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  Passing Pass Distance Big Pass Games Rushing Fumbles
Year Age Team G Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ 300+ 350+ 400+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost
2008 38 16 343 522 65.7% 3472 22 22 6.7 - - - - - 21 43 2.0 1 - -
2009 39 16 363 531 68.4% 4202 33 7 7.9 52 13 - - - 9 7 0.8 0 - -
2010 40 MIN 13 217 358 60.6% 2509 11 19 7.0 38 1 1 1 1 17 8 0.5 0 7 5

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Brett Favre Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Passing Stats Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rating Yds/G TD% INT% Sacks In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
2008 38 16 14.8 14.8 14.8 81.0 217 4.2 4.2 - - - - 5 - -
2009 39 16 18.8 18.8 18.8 107.2 263 6.2 1.3 - 87 41 18 1 0 0
2010 40 MIN 13 11.2 11.2 11.2 69.9 193 3.1 5.3 22 41 1 0 1 1 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Brett Favre – Playing Time Overview

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Offensive Snaps in 2017

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Brett Favre 2017 Game Log
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Week Opp Off ST Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 FREE AGENT Free Agent
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8 FREE AGENT Free Agent
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10 FREE AGENT Free Agent
11 FREE AGENT Free Agent
12 FREE AGENT Free Agent
13 FREE AGENT Free Agent
14 FREE AGENT Free Agent
15 FREE AGENT Free Agent
16 FREE AGENT Free Agent
17 FREE AGENT Free Agent

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Brett Favre
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Height:   6' 2"
Weight:   225 lbs
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Brett Favre: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Favre shot down reports of his interest in returning to the NFL by saying he's happily retired on his official web site. "In spite of reports about playing with various teams, I'm enjoying retirement with my family and have no plans to play football. I haven't contacted nor have been contacted by any teams and all reports are inaccurate," he said on the statement on his web site.

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A source familiar with Favre said that the "retired" QB would listen if the Bears approached him, reports.

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Favre did not receive a single call from any team this summer inquiring to see whether he would be interested in returning, his agent told ESPN.

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The Dolphins are denying that they have any interest in Favre, according to the Miami Herald.

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Favre's agent, Bus Cook, shot down recent reports that his client may be interested in playing in 2011. "Brett Favre retired in January. He has not talked to any teams, including Carolina Panthers, Philadelphia Eagles, the Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks. He has not talked to anyone about playing football. He's retired, period," he told the Marion Clarion-Ledger.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks


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Last year should be considered the ceiling for the ageless wonder. Yes, Sidney Rice and Percy Harvin are getting better, but the picks are likely to increase. The 4,200 yards seem unsustainable, too, given Adrian Petersonís role in the attack. The safe bet is 3,600-to-3,800. While the 7.9 YPA does correlate usually to about 30 TD passes, itís out of whack with his career. Plus, Peterson could cut into those if he has a monster, 20-to-25 TD year, which will happen at some point. So expect mid- 20s with the TD passes, and you can see how the subtraction really starts adding up. Favre is a clear starter in all formats. But do not expect him to be a winning starter but rather a cheaper one that allows you to compete at the position while spending more resources on other positions.


After offseason surgery to repair his torn biceps, Favre has decided to come back yet again and start for the Vikings. Favre led the NFL with 22 interceptions last season and had a 4:10 TD:INT ratio in his last six games. OK, he was hurt with a torn bicep. But 40-year-old guys are going to get hurt. Averaging 6.7 yards despite a 65.7 completion percentage is evidence of a lethal case of the dinks and dunks. Favre was ahead of only Ryan Fitzpatrick in yards per completion (10.1). Favre averaged a terrible 6.67 YPA on first-down throws, 32nd among QBs with more than 50 attempts. And he threw eight picks on these attempts, by far the worst in the league (no one else had more than six). Throwing a pick on first down is inexcusable because there's no need to force anything then no matter what the score. Favre could surprise with another resurgence. We didn't see 2007 coming, either. But you can't pay for that possibility because the odds against it happening are great.


The puzzle pieces are in place for Favre in New York, but how quickly can he learn a new offense and establish timing with his teammates? Favre looks like a risky fantasy starter or an intriguing fantasy backup entering the season; somewhere in the 10-13 range on a cheat sheet. He'll go too early in many drafts, as Favre sympathizers abound. We'd like to see some evidence before we invest.


Heís an ugly player now. The accuracy is going. His passing yardage is still OK, but a very high percentage of yards are courtesy of his receivers. The downfield passing has been cut because heís too mistake prone and distracted to sit tight and make good decisions in the heat of battle. His YPA is an unacceptable 6.3, and he generates first downs on less than 30 percent of total passing attempts, which puts him down there with the Andrew Walters, Charlie Fryes and Joey Harringtons. In other words, all the guys you never want to own. Heís a name, though. And heís not a bad guy to grab late if you get one of the QB studs because you can hope for a big game that gets the propaganda machine cranking and allows you to extract some value from the most nostalgic owner in your league.


If you want to write off last year and hang your hat on his 78 QB rating close/late in 2004, go ahead. But everyone loses it completely at some point. Why canít the time be now for Favre? His 83 QB rating on 99 11-to-20 yard throws argues against him being completely shot. And his 12-percent rate of poor throws is actually quite good. But consider that Favre, the master of the fantastic finish, has only two fourth quarter TD passes with the game on the line since 2003. And then look at that WR corps minus Javon Walker. Is Donald Driver a true No. 1 receiver? Is there a single impact player on the Green Bay offense now that Ahman Green appears to be shot, too? The play calling tendencies were good for Favre last year, but thereís a new head coach now, former Niners offensive coordinator Mike McCarthy. Last year, McCarthy was quite conservative calling plays, but that was likely because of the Niners unbelievably poor QB play. McCarthy was QB coach for the Packers in 1999 and then served as offensive coordinator for the Saints. Aaron Brooks was a serviceable fantasy football QB under McCarthy before collapsing last year without him, and Favre is much more reliable in the twilight of his career than Brooks will ever be. Still, he's better suited as a second fantasy quarterback at this point.


Footballís Cal Ripken will be 36 in October, but thatís not that old for a quarterback. Rich Gannon won an MVP at that age a few years ago, and Favre himself hasnít shown major signs of slowing down. Over his last four seasons, his touchdown totals are 32, 27, 32 and 30, and he threw for 4,088 yards last year. Another positive trend (from a fantasy perspective) is as bad as the Packers defense was last season Ė 23rd in points allowed, 25th in yardage allowed Ė Green Bay did little to address that area via free agency or in the draft. In fact, the Packers lost one of their best defensive players, Darren Sharper, to the Vikings. As a result, Favreís going to be slinging the ball downfield early and often, and Green Bay should be involved in more than its fair share of shootouts. Two things to be wary of, however, are the loss of starting guards Marco Rivera and Mike Wahle, and Javon Walkerís threatened holdout. Walker missed this springís mandatory minicamps, and if the situation isnít resolved, Favre could go into the season without his primary big-play receiver. At this point, however, the tone between the two parties isnít particularly acrimonious, so we expect Walker back at some point during training camp.


Favre's solid 7.14 yards per attempt supports his lofty TD total, but Favre didn't register 200 yards passing in half of his games last year. Favre's TD productivity from inside the 10-yard-line is the real reason he led the NFL in touchdown passes. Ordinarily, we'd say 14 TD passes in 25 attempts from inside the 10 screams fluke. (Peyton Manning, for example, had 8 TDs in 38 attempts in this area of the field.) But Favre tossed 31 TD passes from inside the 10 the prior two years, so throwing for scores in the red zone appears to be a skill he owns. Favre has some receivers with upside in Robert Ferguson and Javon Walker, and his favorite target from 2002, Donald Driver, is still in the mix. The running threat of Ahman Green keeps defenses honest for him. Still, despite last year's fantasy productivity, Favre is clearly a player in decline. His 21 interceptions and poor decision-making in the playoff loss to Philadelphia offer ample evidence of this. (Favre also had a worse percentage of interceptions/attempts than all QBs except Kordell Stewart and Doug Johnson.) Expect similarly modest yardage totals and less TD passes in '04, though his ability to get easy scores near the goal line will likely keep Favre in the league's top five in that department.


The Packers still emphasize the pass near the goal line (Green Bay threw in the red zone more than any other playoff team last year), and Favre's 2002 passing stats were solid enough (3,658 passing yards, 27 touchdowns). On the down side, he's not a factor running the ball at all (just 129 rushing yards the last two years), and his supporting cast on offense is solid, but not exceptional, especially the WR group. Favre's slump at the end of 2002 is also worth noting Ė he was only 20th in fantasy QB points over the last seven weeks of the year, and he didn't play well in the playoff loss to Atlanta.