More from Favre's final Jets presser

Q) Was it important to reach a decision sooner rather than later?

Favre: It was also important to make the right decision. The day I left New York, Mike and I sat in his office and he said, ‘Look, Brett, whether you're 100 percent committed to coming back, whether you're 100 percent committed to retiring, I don't want to know. I want you to go home, get away, think about it, take as much time as you need, and we'll talk later.' That was good advice. As I thought about it once again, I felt like for my sake and my family and for the Jets organization, the sooner the better, especially based on what's happened in the past. There is some closure (for) my teammates.

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