NFL world reacts to comments from Brett Favre biographer

NFL legend and Mississippi native Brett Favre is embroiled in a national scandal involving his theft of millions of dollars from his state’s poorest residents to fund a new college volleyball arena for his daughter.

On Tuesday, Favre’s biographer, venerable sportswriter Jeff Pearlman, tweeted a lengthy missive against Favre in which he called the quarterback “a bad guy” who “doesn’t deserve the icon treatment.”

Pearlman’s thread culminated with him advising people not to buy Favre’s biography in 2016, gunslingerand burning the legendary quarterback’s iconic Green Bay Packers jersey in a trash can.

Needless to say, this sparked a series of reactions from those involved in the NFL:

For at least one Twitter user, the directive not to buy gunslinger arrived too late:

While Pearlman received mostly praise for burning the jersey and advising people not to buy his work, some users questioned why Pearlman continued to associate himself with Favre after the quarterback sent sexually charged images. to a reporter when he was a member of the New York Jets.

Still, despite the differing opinions, it’s clear that Favre’s image may be beyond repair despite being an 18-year-old NFL champion in the league with four different franchises. Favre last played in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings in 2010.

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