It has been more than four years since
Speaking to Sports Illustrated, the former
"I think I could play," Favre said. "As far as throwing. Of course, we're not trying to start some he's-coming-out-of-retirement deal.
"Do I think I could play and lead a team? Look, no. But I could play," Favre continued. "I could make all the throws I made before, I just couldn't throw it near as far, but that never matters anyway."
Although Favre said he can still throw a football 50 yards, it seems his playing days are definitely behind him. A year away from eligibility for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Favre probably wouldn't be an option for even the most quarterback-starved of general managers.