In 2018, Gray returned to the field and led the Brigade in tackles and pass breakups as the team made it all the way to the ArenaBowl.
And no worries for Gray -- he would need to retire and change his mind about six more times before anyone starts complaining. He's still Favre away from that.
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Issue 250: December 2018 / January 2019