The offseason drama involving the Green Bay Packers and their star quarterback continues.
First, Packers GM Ted Thompson wasn't doing enough to improve an offense that struggled to score points last season. By the way, Brett Favre is right on that count.
Then, upset about missing out on Randy Moss, Favre and his agent Bus Cook reportedly asked for a trade.
Favre then said he doesn't want to be traded, he was just frustrated at not getting more offensive help, and he wants to end his career with the Packers.
Then, Favre said he wouldn't be attending this weekend's mandatory minicamp because he's still rehabbing his surgically repaired ankle and wouldn't be taking part in drills anyway. He indicated a desire to stay home with his family as they prepare for his daughters graduation.
Now, we learn, through a Packers spokesperson, that as far as coach Mike McCarthy is concerned, the camp is mandatory. That sounds like Favre hasn't been cleared to not be in attendance, which means things could get interesting by the weekend.
It wouldn't surprise me one bit if the Packers excuse Favre for the weekend, but as of now, there's a chance, if Favre doesn't show, that he could face $8,000 daily fines.
The Packers need to make this little soap opera go away. And Favre could help matters by showing up and acting like he wants to be a part of the team. Yes, minicamps are boring, but everybody else has to be there, even if they are hurt. Why should Favre be different?
I've never been a soap opera fan, but the Packers and Brett Favre have a good one going and it could get even more interesting.