Gah, it's tough to admit. I actually don't want to admit it. But, these stats point to something really telling. I got this from ESPN, big ups to some guy named Robbiemustgo32 who came up with these stats. This gives Favre yet another reason to stay in Mississippi and stay away from Minnesota.
Ok, I can't seem to get the table to paste correctly, and I can't seem to delete it. Seriously, go to the link, the numbers are startling.
|Conditioning? Age? Weather? Whatever the cause, retired quarterback Brett Favre has dropped off considerably over the final five weeks in each of the past four seasons. Let's take a look:|
|Time Period||Comp. %||Yds/Att||TD||INT|
|'05 Games 1-11||63.6||6.77||19||19|
|'05 Games 12-16||56.8||5.67||1||10|
|'06 Games 1-11||57.1||6.54||14||10|
|'06 Games 12-16||53.8||5.96||4||8|
|'07 Games 1-11||68.5||7.90||22||8|
|'07 Games 12-16||59.1||7.26||6||7|
|'08 Games 1-11||70.6||7.09||20||13|
|'08 Games 12-16||56.1||6.03||2||9|
|Source: User Robbiemustgo32 (and double-checked by ESPN.com)|