Welcome to the New York spotlight, Brett the Jet

New Jets quarterback Brett Favre got his first taste of being a hometown Big Apple celebrity when he met with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Friday.

"Time will tell, but I don't want to say 'Be patient,"' said the future Hall of Famer. "I have to get a lot done in a short amount of time. They wouldn't have signed me if they didn't think I could do that."

The metropolitan region has been buzzing since Favre, a two-time Super Bowl winner and three-time MVP, was traded to New Jersey late Wednesday. Favre was acquired from the Packers for a conditional draft pick.

Pending on the Jets' success, that draft pick could be as high as a first-rounder.

Will New Jersey residents have trouble with Brett Favre's name? There's tons of spots for Brett Favre to live in New Jersey

Packers QB Brett Favre traded to Jets

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