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The iconic Green Bay Packers quarterback has 40 days until the Aug. 6 induction ceremony,Jason Witten Jersey and he confessed over the weekend that he hasn't started on his remarks. He also hasn't publicly divulged who'll present him for enshrinement.
"At some point,Rashad Jennings Jersey I have to start preparing a speech -- which I am not good at doing," Favre admitted after an appearance at the American Family Insurance Championship at University Ridge golf course in Madison. "It's closing fast.Randall Cobb Jersey As we get older, we find that time flies. That's the case here.Kawann Short Jersey It seems like yesterday I was just preparing for [returning to] Green Bay this past summer. It'll be here quick."
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For a player who was reviled by many Packers fans after his acrimonious split from the team in August 2008 and two-year stint with the rival Minnesota Vikings, Favre has been feeling the love in Wisconsin since his return to Lambeau Field last July for his induction into the Packers Hall of Fame. That day, 67,000 fans packed the Lambeau Field bowl to give him a lengthy standing ovation