During last night’s airing of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” Viking QB Brett Favre said that he was only in southern California for one reason.
“We’re out here to see Hannah Montana,” he said to Leno after mentioning that his family was in Hollywood to see the final taping of Disney’s Hannah Montana. “No offense to you, but Hannah Montana rules.”
On a more significant note, Favre spoke of how great of a season he felt he had in Minnesota and how his greatest accomplishment was winning over the majority of Vikings fans after being hated for his 16 seasons in a Packer uniform.
Despite the studio audience’s chants of “One more year!” Favre seemed more than relaxed to answer questions from Leno regarding his future. It seems as if he had already gone through this process of “will you or won’t you return?” once or twice before.
Leno even comically presupposed his retirement with the gift of a solid gold watch but Favre offered his ever-so-popular noncommittal response, “But I haven’t made a decision yet.” This in turn resulted in Leno suggesting his return for one more year with an explosion of confetti and roars from the audience.
All joking aside, this question of retirement or not may not be answered for an indefinite amount of time.
“I know now that I’m just not going to say anything anytime soon, just going to kind of sit back, relax, enjoy the offseason,” Favre said.
This indecisiveness from Favre may be agitating to some Vikings fans but head coach Brad Childress has expressed no concern as to when Favre will make his decision. Last week at the NFL Scouting Combine, Childress reiterated his stance on letting the Vikings’ QB as much time as he needs to make a decision.
Vikings VP of Player Personnel Rick Spielman has also shown little distress over giving Favre no timetable to make a decision.
“Brett will make his decision when he makes his decision,” he told reporters last week at the Combine. “We have stated that we would love to have [Favre] back, but we’ll just keep on going about our normal business and continue building our team as we go through these processes over the next six months and see where we end up.”
Regardless of what Favre ultimately decides to do and when he makes that decision, he had one of his greatest seasons last year as a Viking, passing for 4,202 yards with 33 TDs and a career-low 7 INTs.
You can watch Favre’s appearance on “The Tonight Show” by clicking here.
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