/Brett Favre has pondered return to NFL as coach or GM … eventually

Brett Favre has pondered return to NFL as coach or GM … eventually


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Just when you thought Brett Favre was officially retired. Forever.

However it seems No. 4 may be considering a return to the NFL … though — no — he’s not going to resume his playing career in a bid to reclaim his passing records from Peyton Manning.

During an ESPN Radio interview in Wisconsin on Thursday, the Hall of Fame quarterback admitted he’s mulled becoming a general manager or coach in the league.

“That type of stuff has crossed my mind,” Favre said on ESPN Wisconsin’s Wilde & Tausch show.

“It’s being involved in the game in some aspect.”

Favre, who spent 16 of his 20 professional seasons with the Green Bay Packers, retired following the 2010 campaign. He’s kept a fairly low profile since, doing some media work and serving as an assistant for the Oak Grove High School (Hattiesburg, Miss.) football team for two years.

“I would say, I’d never say never. I believe that would be a dream job, working as a coach there or in some form of administration,” Favre…

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