Murphy: Packers will eventually retire No. 4
ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy says the team will eventually retire Brett Favre’s No. 4. They just want to make sure he’s really retired.
“He deserves that for what he did as a Packer,” Murphy told fans in Ashland, Wis., on Wednesday during the team’s annual Tailgate Tour. “But it’s a very, very meaningful honor and we want to do it at a time when it’s meaningful for both him and the organization.”
According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Murphy says it would likely be a few years before the ceremony. He said when Favre retired after the 2007 season, they planned a ceremony at the opening game against the Vikings but then Favre went to play for the Jets. And then he went to Minnesota.
Earlier this week, Favre said he has no intention of coming out of retirement.