[size=12pt]The annual wait for Brett Favre’s decision to play or retire aside, Green Bay’s future looks bright heading into next season.[/size]
At some point, the sting from Sunday’s overtime loss in the NFC Championship Game will fade, and the Green Bay Packers will begin working toward the 2008 season.

Hardly anybody expected Green Bay to end up a few plays away from the Super Bowl this season. But the Packers will carry high expectations into next season, provided Brett Favre’s annual flirtation with retirement turns out as usual — with the state of Wisconsin swooning as Favre returns to work...