ESPN.com and Foxsports.com are both reporting that Favre has informed the Packers he will not return for the 2008 season.
Update [2008-3-4 10:9:30 by BigBlueShoe]: The report is from Jay Glazer, who is usually right when he sticks his name behind a story. He's claiming that Green Bay's legendary QB Brett Favre is retiring:
Update [2008-3-4 11:0:36 by BigBlueShoe]: Here's an image circa 1997:
Eleven years later, I think we can safely say that because of these two men football does indeed matter.