He went deep and came up short.
Former Jet quarterback Brett Favre allegedly threw a Hail Mary pass to a comely young sideline reporter for the team, sending her an embarrassing slew of steamy propositions and lewd photos, according to a sports-news Web site.
The voice mails and MySpace messages -- as well as three raunchy pictures of a man's genitals -- were posted in a cringe-inducing two-minute video on the sports blog Dead spin.com.
The string of missives and voice mails was purportedly an attempt by the married grandfather to charm buxom brunette beauty Jennifer Sterger, who is currently a co- host of "The Daily Line," a nightly sports roundup that airs on cable's Versus network.
The gray-haired grid great sidestepped questions yesterday at a press confer ence in Minnesota, where he now plays for the Vikings, who will play the Jets Monday night. "I'm not getting into that. I've got my hands full with the Jets," a stone- faced Favre, 40, said about the Deadspin report.