Although some of his teammate Brett Favre said, calling for a race, the Minnesota Vikings are a recent change of heart by the quarterback that I can no longer hope to retire.
Favre has started to get in touch with colleagues and officials say the Vikings do not for a 20th Previous NFL season, Visanthe Shiancoe tight end, said late on Tuesday.
"He will be a few guys told in our team to withdraw," Shiancoe said after the workout. "He has not told me ... but not yet publicly said not yet, I do not know what to believe."
Hours earlier, said a person with knowledge of the situation, The Associated Press that Favre 40 years old, in contact with the Vikings, he would not return this season because his injured left ankle does not respond well to surgery and rehabilitation, he had expected .
Coach Brad Childress said he had not told Favre that he wants to withdraw directly from Tuesday Morning. The coach has not confirmed the status of Favre to the team, called it "a fluid situation" and was not available for comment after the night practice.
"I'm not a big man belongs," said Childress. "I have heard from the horse's mouth."
Favre and his agent, Bus Cook, did not return messages from The Associated Press.
Former 49ers Coach Steve Mariucci was the quarterbacks coach in Green Bay in the 1990s, the network, the NFL said Tuesday night that Favre has not made any final decision.
"It is worth noting Ad someone who supported (retired) has, because his ankle is not perfect, "said Mariucci." But now it has withdrawn. He is still trying to regain health again. He did not know if you are able, in time healthy. "
Favre said last year that do not play the Vikings, but changed his mind and closed it immediately after training camp broke. Childress himself drove to the airport to pick up his 19th NFL season. The camp is 12th this year August.
Favre injured his left ankle in the NFC Championship loss to the New Orleans Saints and underwent arthroscopic surgery in May. He was under contract by 13 million this season, but only if he plays.
Eagles: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Michael Vick is not before disciplinary action after a shootout in the quarterback's birthday party for six weeks. Goodell said Vick on Tuesday. The NFL and the Eagles was to investigate a shooting at a nightclub in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where Vick celebrated his 30th birthday June 1925.
Lions declared a person familiar with the negotiations Associated Press that defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, the second pick in the April draft and the team has agreed on a five-year contract worth 40 million U.S. dollars and 68 million $ insured.
Dolphins: Rookie linebacker AJJornadas is the European Development Fund missed the entire season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, "coach Tony Sparano. European Development Days, selected in the fourth round of Iowa, was injured in practice on Monday.
Falcons: The NFL suspended defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux for one game after he was arrested last year on charges of marijuana. Babineaux to miss the Falcons first game 12th September in Pittsburgh. Babineaux has to illegal possession of marijuana and pleaded guilty 19th July was given one years probation.
Packers: Suspended defensive end Johnny Jolly made a deal with prosecutors in court on charges of crimes to avoid drugs, and that the proceedings against him dismissed if he stays out of trouble for the next year. He had before up to 20 years in prison if convicted of possession of a prohibited substance - at least 200 grams of codeine.
Redskins: Defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth does not control fitness test again because of pain in his left knee. There are now three days that Haynesworth have cut off and three days in which there have been no.
Jaguar: The rookie defensive against D'Anthony Smith has Achilles tendon injury that required surgery and could force him to miss the season. Smith, a third round of Louisiana Tech violated, was Monday night.