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Brett Favre, Green Bay Packers set to make announcement Monday

Packers Hall of Fame plans Brett Favre announcement Monday

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The Green Bay Packers and prodigal son Brett Favre appear to have made up.

We don't yet know what the two sides will be saying, but they will hold a joint media announcement on Monday. Here was the release from the team Sunday night:

“The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Inc. and the Green Bay Packers will make a joint announcement regarding former quarterback Brett Favre Monday, Aug. 4, at 1:30 p.m., in the new Hall of Fame under construction in the Lambeau Field Atrium.”

Packers Hall of Fame Inc. president Perry Kidder, Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy and Bob Harlan, a member of the Packers Hall of Fame Inc. executive committee and chairman emeritus of the Packers, will speak at the announcement. Favre is expected to participate via phone.

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An educated guess? Favre will have his number retired and enter the team's Hall of Fame and that ceremony will be associated with the re-opening of the team's Hall of Fame, which has been under renovation and will re-open in 2015.

Favre and the Packers had an acrimonious divorce in 2008, and only recently have the two sides made tangible repairs to the relationship. The ice has thawed a bit and it appears that the team will have a ceremony to properly recognize one of the most important players in franchise history.

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