HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Former Packers, Jets and Vikings quarterback Brett Favre says he could return to football as a coach or a television analyst, although he has no plans to enter either field anytime soon.
The 41-year-old Favre ended a 20-year playing career after an injury-plagued 2010 season with the Minnesota Vikings. The former Southern Mississippi star has famously wavered on retirement over the last few offseasons. But the three-time NFL Most Valuable Player has told WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg on Thursday that he was “starting a new career.”
Favre gave the interview at a football camp at Oak Grove High School. He says he’s spent the last several months traveling and following Southern Miss baseball.
The end of Favre’s career was marred with a “sexting” scandal with former Jets reporter Jenn Sterger. Sterger accused Favre of sending unsolicited and inappropriate text messages and pictures. He was fined $50,000 by the NFL for not cooperating in investigations.
He submitted his retirement paperwork to the NFL in January.
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