The Facts: Favre is ready to make the next move in his face down with the Packers and petition NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for reinstatement to the team's roster, which would leave the next move in the Packers' hands. A source close to Favre said he is going to petition the league, and though he didn't say when, the assumption is it will be sooner rather than later so Favre can be traded to a new team before training camp. "He's going to write the letter to the commissioner," the source said. "We'll see what happens from there, I guess."
Diehards Line:Though Favre hasn't filed his official retirement papers with the league, he is on the Packers' reserve/retired list, and by NFL rules, has to ask the commissioner in writing for reinstatement to the team. In an interview on Fox News with Greta Van Susteren on Tuesday night, Favre never addressed the reinstatement letter, but said he's certain he wants to play football this year, though he doesn't know if circumstances will work out for him to play -- setting up a convenient "out" if things don't work out as he'd prefer. ... Stay tuned.