Posts Tagged ‘retirement’

And I’m sticking to it – 15 minutes of fame with Jim and Geoffrey

Monday, February 21st, 2011

It’s 15 Minutes of Fame for this week and Jim is in Mexico so it makes him a little hard to hear!

This week the boys talk a lot about the National Hockey League’s trade deadline. There have been lots of trades and the boys wonder if the Edmonton Oilers are going to get in on any of them.

Then in the GABBYs: On the good side – the resurgence of the Calgary Flames, the National Football League enters into mediated negotiations with the NFL players association and Peter Forsberg retires gracefully.

On the bad side: Peter Forsberg retires! Tiger Woods can’t do anything right and will the Canadian Soccer Association please pay the women players?

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Polamalu’s Hair: Week Twenty Notes

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Goodbye Brett?

If it feels like we’ve been through this song and dance before, it’s because we have been.

Brett Favre filed his retirement papers with the NFL this week, which appears to close the book on the career of a legendary Super Bowl winning quarterback after a 20th season in the pro ranks. That news comes at the end of a dreadfully disappointing 2010 season that saw his numbers drop off, injuries get the best of him and his prized “consecutive starts” record come to an end.

Is Brett Favre done for good though?

It looks that way – he’s said time and again that “it’s time” and he has come to peace with that idea. Further to that, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he isn’t interested in trying to convince the old gunslinger to come back for another season.

So, is Favre done for good? (more…)

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