ESPN Manufactures Favre Story Out Of Favre Dismissing ESPN's Manufactured Favre Story

Earlier this week, Michael Wright of ESPN Chicago reported that Brett Favre "would listen" to the Chicago Bears if they came calling and attempted to lure him out of retirement this season, even though it was considered "highly doubtful" that the team was even interested in the possibility. Over the past few days,… »12/07/11 12:10pm12/07/11 12:10pm


Would Brett Favre Take A Phone Call From The Ice Capades? "I Don't Want To Go Into Hypotheticals," Agent Says

We put in another call to Brett Favre's agent, Bus Cook, this morning. Upon hearing that I was calling from Deadspin, he let out a long sigh, but was gracious enough to stay on the phone. In an effort to expand on ESPN's report from Monday—in which ESPN established via anonymous source that Brett Favre would "listen"… »12/06/11 3:54pm12/06/11 3:54pm

Brett Favre's Agent Calls Back, Says Favre Has Not Talked To The Chiefs

Bus Cook let it ring twice and hung up before I had a chance to answer. I called him right back. "It was an accident," he said. "I didn't mean to call you." Not a big deal, I thought. What about the Chiefs? I asked. Would Favre be willing to talk to the Chiefs? I think he thought I meant to ask if Favre and the… »12/05/11 4:55pm12/05/11 4:55pm

Would Brett Favre Answer The Phone If The Texans Called, Too? Brett Favre's Agent Does Not Know

In light of ESPN's exclusive that the Dongslinger "would listen" if the Bears reached out to him—even though they likely won't, according to the same report—I just called Favre's agent, Bus Cook. I asked about the Texans, because why the fuck not? "I don't know what he would do," Cook said. "I don't know where any of… »12/05/11 3:10pm12/05/11 3:10pm