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Brett Favre: 'I'm done ... I'm done'

Vikings quarterback Brett Favre gestures in the huddle

Vikings quarterback Brett Favre gestures in the huddle in the first half against the New York Jets at New Meadowlands Stadium. (Oct. 11, 2010) Credit: Getty Images

Where have we seen this before: Brett Favre says he will retire after the season. 

"I'm done, I'm done," Favre told Vikings reporters today during his regularly scheduled weekly news conference, per the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. 

Favre has retired twice before, only to unretire each time. But he sounds as definitive as he ever has, although you can never say never with the 41-year-old quarterback. 

"I remember the same question, the first part of the year, everyone said, 'Well, ... 'I said, 'Time will tell,' but like I said, I'm done. I'd love to, as I said when I came here, to win a Super Bowl, we had big expectations. It hasn't gone the way we hoped up to this point, but again, my career speaks for itself. I think it's been a great career. I don't know how the remaining games will unfold, but that's it."

More Favre: "I know when I look back and maybe it's next year, people will say, 'Will you watch games?' I'm sure I'll watch some. But for me, everything that I could possibly accomplish I've accomplished. Which is amazing. You set goals, we all set goals. There were some I didn't even set that I was fortunate enough to be on a team that won the Super Bowl. That was a long time ago, so there's nothing left to prove or from a goal standpoint to accomplish."

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