Four years after throwing his last NFL pass, Brett Favre still moves the dial. (Photo by Raymond T. Rivard for lombardiave.com)

Social Media Reacts To Brett Favre-Green Bay Packers Announcement

The Green Bay Packers announced Monday that Brett Favre will enter the Packers Hall of Fame in 2015 and will also have his No. 4 jersey retired.

Shockingly, folks on social media took notice (who knew?).

Much of the reaction was positive, some of it was negative and some people trotted out some of the same old retirement jokes that have been around for almost a decade now. (Two words, people—New. Material.)

Those claiming to have Favre fatigue were also out in full force, a phenomenon of the Internet age that defies logic—declaring how tired one is of a topic by speaking about … said topic.

One thing is certainly clear—four years removed from throwing his last NFL pass, Brett Favre still moves the dial.

Here is just a smattering of Monday’s social media reaction to the announcement:

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