July 26, 2014
Brett Favre has been released from the reserve-retired list by the New York Jets, making the three-time MVP quarterback free to sign with any team if he decides to again come out of retirement.
The move Tuesday night means the Jets no longer hold the rights
to Favre, who spent one disappointing season in New York. The
39-year-old Favre had requested the move several weeks ago through
agent Bus Cook, but insisted he has no plans to come out of
retirement for a 19th season.
Favre said in a statement he had no intention of returning to
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