Can Favre play 3-4 more years?
Everyone has an opinion about the possibility of former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre coming out of retirement (again) to play for the Vikings, so why not a pair of former teammates from his days in Green Bay?
Dorsey Levens and Antonio Freeman have weighed in, according to a recent interview with Mike Vandermause of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Levens and Freeman were inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame Saturday at the Lambeau Field Atrium. When asked, both were on board with the likelihood of Favre returning, even if it meant playing for the Vikings.
Without a doubt, the scene at Lambeau Field with a Favre-led Vikings coming in would be a ratings bonanza.
"I think it will be crazy," Levens said. "I'm going to do everything in my power to make sure I get there to see it firsthand."
"It would be a momentous-type day, something that would go down in history for sure, if and when it does happen," Freeman added.
Both former teammates do not at all begrudge Favre for coming back as long as it's because of his love for the game and not just the two games a year against the Packers.
"He wants to play football, and why shouldn't he?" Levens told Vandermause. "It's his decision. Ultimately, it's his body. It's his career. He can do what he wants to do. And he is exercising that right and it's his right."
Levens himself spent eight seasons with Green Bay, and extended his career three more years by playing with the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Freeman also spent one season in Philadelphia, before returning to Green Bay for one final year.
While most have speculated this is a one-and-done move for Favre, always expect the unexpected. In fact, Levens says he could see Favre playing beyond this season.
"He's been tough as nails his whole career," Levens said. "I wouldn't be surprised if he played another three or four years. I honestly wouldn't."
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