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As I sat in a local dining establishment here in Wisconsin eagerly awaiting LeBron James' decision on where to play in 2010, I couldn't help but feel a slight sense of deja vu.

Hell, all of Wisconsin should have felt the same thing.

As the night went on and I saw the first images of angry Clevelanders burning their LeBron jerseys, my mind flashed back to almost exactly one year ago.

At this point last summer, Brett Favre had decided to stay retired and not join the Minnesota Vikings, saying he didn't think his body could hold up for another grueling 16 game season.

We all know how that one turned out.

Favre came back. 

Without warning, Favre flew to Minnesota and news helicopters were following the vehicle carrying him to Vikings training camp in Mankato.  It was an absolute media circus that had never been seen before in professional sports.

Until yesterday.

Once word got out that Favre had indeed signed with the Vikings, Packer fans all over the world, but mainly in Wisconsin, reacted with indignation and Favre jerseys were burned in effigy all over the Badger State.

The date of Favre's return to Lambeau...

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