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Thank you and tonight.
-- five breaks his silenced for the first time that packer legend answer all the questions the world has been asking for weeks and you only see here.
-- retired after last season as a quarterback of the Green Bay Packers but there have been reports -- Brett wants to come back.
Is -- going to return and will be lit green day earlier Brett -- went on the record.
Why did you retire so growing.
I'm sure that a lot of people out there.
You know of course is the -- thanks in.
Hi this the first time off talk that a lot one of the things that people from what I understand -- say in this.
Brett retire because.
The Packers are Ted Thompson and ask.
Asked me back let's totally untrue.
They want an answer before.
But McCarthy called every week after after -- two -- three week grace period after the season.
Might -- column area how's things going you know where you have with your decision.
It's for Mike don't come -- out right now on and just needs some time possibly be nice (%expletive) wait till.
Training camp well you know we.
We have a different direction we gotta go in you know -- if you're not going to be here we -- sides want to in which is fine until I understand.
But I was not ready to totally commit and the bottom line -- that in my press conference.
Regards to what people think the bottom line.
March 3 when I've gotten from the podium.
And I think people who have followed my career people who know me closely.
I won't play if I'm not 100% committed.
I could have easily said you know what I'll take the money.
Come back and hopefully I'll get committed somewhere.
Training camp during training camp for during the season.
No -- no but that's not me.
And so a mark on March 3 when I got from a podium.
I was not in and one of the things -- said Greta was penalized by comply but at this time I don't think I want to.
And what sort of let the door open.
But they want an answer and I'm not mad at them for that no and I think that's what he's been cleared up is that eight.
You want an answer I gave you the honest answer at that time.
As opposed to -- city is saying it oh yeah I'll come back and you know giving you.
What's expects of me that's 100% effort.
After the early march press conference when you maintenance and -- room it was an emotional time friends.
I I take it like in packer.
King envisioned being with anyone else -- haven't envisioned being with anyone else that has always been my focus.
As I said then polls say now.
Really as I've said my whole career playing Green Bay.
In -- from up there there's nothing like there's nothing market.
And it has been.
It's it's one of those things it was just me.
Kid from south Mississippi a lot like Bart Starr.
Whoever thought I would go to to Green Bay and and have the -- And it's unfortunate.
That it has come to this.
I'm sure there -- a lot of fans out there thank and from what they've heard that brad is a traitor of Moscow play elsewhere that's not true I was told that -- -- badly.
Was not an option regardless what you hear from.
From up there.
And you know I'm not make enough.
So play an agreement is not an option then I was told that we can imagine you plan or can envision you playing with another team as well.
What does that tell me.
So we don't want your.
And you have you signed any papers at this point -- -- any official papers.
No I have not signed an official papers and they know that there is back and forth -- not a 100% certain -- You've done you've actually you know this is happens for a car yours -- on -- much more moderate scaled the question whether going to retire and I didn't.
So it's no great surprise to them that you sometimes.
Have second thoughts at this point.
It's no it's not surprising and you know.
I understand how the public the scum like you know make up your mind already but.
There's no way I can expect him to understand what I'm going through.
And what I went through that at this at this point well I'm a big -- honest with you in the simplified is as easy as I can't.
And if you I think if you if you were polled.
Players have played as long as mayor or almost as long as me.
If you said come come march.
Whether you're coming back or your intentions are come back or -- your wishy washy or whatever in March are you committed one way or the other.
Let me tell you know.
They don't tell you know you talked to coach McCarthy enter text messages.
Talked to 1 June 20 -- was -- and said what what was the conversation well we've -- small talk for awhile and and -- just you know possibly you know -- from tiger not come back of the work now for the high school.
I said that was a big hurdle for me get over you know don't want to get up and go they're wrong and throw.
Which added that this morning.
And I feel good.
Massive you know.
I have to admit you know I'm thinking about it and I some just.
What's your take on.
Around in -- if -- apply it.
This can be agreeing but I but I but I need to find out what their take if any dog can just say you know he's.
This you know well bred in ominous.
You know what -- We moved on.
And I said don't move on.
And -- -- -- moved -- you know -- tilting something you know me you know -- you heard you were you told me you were not a 100% committed.
Back we know not only.
Well when you retired several weeks before coming after you know we were talking about.
Coming down there and we've had a conversation should you know 100% committed this -- Iraq.
You're absolutely right.
And that's of the mind.
And in it was a good good conversation with when we've always had good communication to.
And it -- in Iraq.
I totally agree I was not -- -- percent committed.
And exhibition Gaza warned an answer.
In March and I gave you the honest answer.
Pass you know I've been able wait until training camp there have been great so why didn't you tell me that.
We will let you do.
And told myself well well you know he told me before the draft.
Free agency and an upside -- and two kids and in the draft so that kind of tells you two quarterbacks report back.
And -- once again that's okay that's fine.
Oh I was asking in June 2 June 20 is okay.
You guys have a different -- fine.
What does that mean for me and I took it -- say.
So that means either you give my helmet but welcome back.
You release me or attempt to trade me and we all know that that's a possibility bits but.
You know way out their possibility.
And he says well.
You know can't you know playing here is not an option.
We can't envision you playing another team as you know either.
And I felt.
Not plan for anyone.
Five she's come back and I understand you are guilty of one thing that's retiring early and I have an answer -- that.
And then if we have spoken.
And I knew that I would have second thoughts I thank Mike has even made the comment that you know I -- Brentwood would go through this I knew that he would have the second thoughts well.
And so -- a -- dominate play and there's not an option.
But plan elsewhere.
We just can't you know we're trying to protect your legacy.
Well thank you appreciate that -- apparently now that want to protect my legacy Bob bringing me back and maybe -- back -- what that.
That is really good album I you physically ready played -- I've been pretty fortunate.
A son from 38 you know I know this.
On especially in the June 20 conversation Mike for much talked about come back she's like you know 1000 Kansas City.
Who would we -- for Joe Montana you know and I mean just.
He wasn't just saying you know on we you don't worry about that and I don't disagree.
I think Joe once they're played quite well.
Nimbly enough solve all those things when I have sent James came from down here -- -- you know we've got site but moved his family to another city.
Or you're well aware of what that means and the fan reaction there's going to be some people calling you -- yeah.
And you know bottom line analysts may not play anywhere.
We have fought all the stuff we have -- processor invention that management's worried about your.
Moving in the green backpack and made -- worried about you haven't a rough time.
So bothered me that -- you bring -- I don't think about me.
-- taking your big boys can handle this the -- at least that one I would hope so on you know.
And actually going back in and and and talk with people I am guilty of retiring early and there's a reason -- And the other vessel the major issues is what you retire and PS for release because it doesn't want to -- play agreement that's not true.
And I you know and that and I hope that the people.
We're here in this thing okay it clears it up you know honestly some people say so what and and wants him then moving on does not bother me.
It does I totally understand that.
Bug me retiring march 3.
News that could possibly happen.
All I was -- -- think about playing again.
Bitch is venues that's -- word has been news if you want to say it sure.
You know stars come back for whatever.
If from a -- on Second Amendment has not -- martians so.
If you moved on you tell me one thing don't come back until Bob just cited.
You know -- you know we've moved on and then we'll work of bread on whatever it is.
Don't make up a lot of stuff or give half of the truth.
And so one of what's built back up because he's got to understand this -- so many that it.
It -- is ridiculous it really is.
Now we have much more of our interview and you see Brett -- in part two tomorrow night and.
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