It takes a grown man to make a graceful exit. Brett Favre is a living legend. HeÆs also a dying hero. After a tumultuous offseason, the born-again Viking seems to have made a fresh start in Minnesotaùwhich would be better news if that fresh start made the bitter end any less inevitable. Glory means defying the sands of Father Time. Greatness, on the other hand, means embracing the dust of Mother Earth. IÆm not out to criticize Favre. His passion for the game is beyond reproach, and he certainly has a knack for persevering against impossible odds. But thereÆs a fine line between perseverance and perversity. In a league where clock management wins championships, youÆve got to question a quarterback who runs his final two-minute drill for three consecutive years. YouÆre only as old as y ...
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