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Brett Favre packing it in after 17 seasons; live press conference

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GREEN BAY, Wis.- Brett Favre has decided to retire from the NFL after 17 seasons. 



KHQ will stream the official announcement and press conference live on KHQ.com at 12:55 p.m.


FOX Sports first reported Tuesday that the Green Bay Packers quarterback informed the team in the last few days. ESPN.com said that according to Favre's agent the quarterback told coach Mike McCarthy of his decision.

Only two years removed from perhaps his worst season, Favre had a resurgence in 2007. He broke several career records. Among them was Dan Marino's career mark for career touchdown passes. He powered the Packers to an NFC North title and a 13-3 regular-season record. He was named to his ninth Pro Bowl.

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