We all know that Brett Favre was a tremendous drunk, but did you know that his old coach shipped him off to Green Bay in an effort to get him sober? Because according to legendary douchebag Jerry Glanville that’s exactly why his Falcons made their historically lopsided trade with Green Bay. What, you thought it had something to do with Glanville never wanting Favre to begin with? Oh that’s just silly. You probably also think that Peyton Manning’s Super Bowl interception was an “accident.”
“I had to get him out of Atlanta. . . . I could not sober him up,” Glanville said. “I sent him to a city where at 9:00 at night the only thing that’s open is Chili Joes. You can get it two ways, with or without onions. And that’s what made Brett Favre make a comeback was going to a town that closed down. If I would have traded him to New York, nobody to this day would have known who Brett Favre ever was.”
Man, that Glanville. What a human being. Had he not sent Favre to the safe haven of Wisconsin (a place where you can barely even find alcohol) the future MVP’s career could have been tainted by excessive drinking and, perish the thought, drug use. Consider that bullet dodged.