The Facts: A few minutes ago it was there, and now, magically, you need a password to access a page on the Packers' official website which read, "Packers quarterback Brett Favre has announced that he will retire."
Diehards Line:As TSN's Chris Mottram suggests, we now have a pretty good idea of what SportsCenter will spend 60 minutes on tonight. And as Profootballtalk.com's Mike Florio noted, whether the announcement was expected later today or at some unknown point in the future is unclear. What is clear is that Favre Watch 2008 officially has past the point of ridiculousness, and it'll be interesting to see if the team's web site snafu becomes a factor in his decision-making process. ... For those interested in viewing the now deleted page on the Packers site, click HERE for a TSN screen shot. ... Meanwhile, the story is obviously worth following -- especially after team president Mark Murphy told reporters he expected a decision before the end of the month (which is tomorrow).