Brett Favre

Brett Favre. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Brett Favre Wanted To Join Bears In 2008

Pete King recalled a tale of Brett Favre’s desire to return to football after his initial retirement.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2015

US soldiers stand behind a cake of the US national flag in celebration of the 4th of July, the US Independence Day, on July 4, 2009. (Photo credit MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Performances By Athletes On Their Birthdays

As we celebrate America’s birthday, here are the top performance by athletes on their own birthdays


Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears-Packers Fast (And Sad) Facts

Aaron Rodgers basically rewrote the history books Sunday night.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2014

Brett Favre.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

Favre Admits He Has Experienced Memory Loss

The former NFL QB said he never talked to the Rams personally.

670 The Score–10/24/2013

Brett Favre, Jay Cutler and Tim Tebow. (Credit: Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Mock People Considering The Bears Getting Favre Or Tebow

So come along and let’s point and laugh at some of these precious souls who actually verbalized their assumptions or desires for the Chicago Bears to sign either Brett Favre or Tim Tebow.

670 The Score–10/22/2013

Tim Tebow . (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Here’s To The End Of Tebow Stupidity

It’s not joy, just relief.

670 The Score–08/31/2013

Aaron Rodgers. (Photo by Tom Lynn /Getty Images)

Silverman: All That Glitters Is Not Gold In Green Bay

Rodgers may be more of a “me” guy than anyone ever thought.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2013

Brett Favre. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Brett Favre Admits Fault, Wishes He Would’ve Left Packers Under Better Circumstances

The split between the Green Bay Packers and longtime quarterback Brett Favre was anything but amicable.

670 The Score–06/07/2013

Brett Favre. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Favre Is Back: Former QB To Join NFL Network’s Super Bowl Coverage

The retired three-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback will join the network’s crew for daylong coverage of Sunday’s NFL championship game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2013

Brett Favre

Favre Must Appear In Court To Address Sexually Suggestive Text Messages

Former New York Jets quarterback Brett Favre will have to testify about sexually suggestive text messages.

670 The Score–05/01/2012

Peyton Manning. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Silverman: Classy Manning Puts Favre To Shame

Peyton Manning wrote the book on how to handle one of the trickiest situations a pro football player could possibly face.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

Brett Favre

Angelo: ‘Favre Thing Is Just A Fantasy’

Jerry Angelo said Wednesday that the team will not add another quarterback because there is not enough time to get a new QB entrenched in the system.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011

Caleb Hanie. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lovie: No QBs Will Be Signed

Bears head coach Lovie Smith shot down rumors saying the team would look into adding another quarterback.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2011

Brett Favre

Want To Guess Where Favre Spent Thanksgiving?

When he’s not sitting on a tractor, counting his millions, want to know where Brett Favre is?

670 The Score–11/30/2011

ay Cutler runs for a first down as Quentin Jammer. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Carroll: Cutler’s Injury Different Than Big Ben’s

With uncertainty surrounding Jay Cutler’s injury and the fate of the Bears’ season, injury expert Will Carrol joined The McNeil and Spiegel Show to discuss the extent of Cutler’s broken finger.

670 The Score–11/21/2011

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Durkin: The Curious Case of Jay Cutler

Would Bears fans be happy with a quarterback who ranked near the top in just about every passing department season in and season out, but needed five years as a starter to break through and win it all?

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Bernstein: FOX, Bears Take The High Road

I was steeling myself for an afternoon of mawkish sentimentality, with Fox Sports presenting a football game through the prism of death – cameras tracking Brian Urlacher all afternoon, announcers consumed with his feelings after he buried his mother just the day before. Thanks to the tone set by Urlacher himself and reflected by Lovie Smith, however, it turned out I was wrong.

670 The Score–09/18/2011

Ozzie Guillen and Carlos Zambrano. (Left photo by David Banks/Getty Images, Right photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Guillen and Zambrano, A Match Made in Miami?

Recent Cubs “retiree” Carlos Zambrano is in need of a change of scenery, while his pal, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, is in need of a change of pace.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011

Brett Favre

Brandt: Favre Might Be Interested In Returning personnel guru Gil Brandt believes Favre would be interested in playing this season, but he’s not sure there is a team out there who wants him.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Brett Favre

Favre Says He’s Done, Doesn’t Know What Future Holds

Brett Favre says while his playing days are definitely over, he hasn’t decided what he’s going to do with himself in the coming years.

670 The Score–06/14/2011