Favre ties Dan Marino with his 420th career touchdown pass in the most dramatic way possible, by hitting Greg Jennings with the go-ahead 57-yard touchdown pass in the final minute against San Diego in 2007.
It was early in a season with unknown expectations, and the team’s first win that season that made you think, “hey, they might actually be good.” 12.
you know, it's funny, I've watched hundreds of players retire, and you wonder what that would be like ... but I was telling Deanna on the way over here, God has blessed me with so many great things. And as I was flying up here today I thought about so many different things and how I wanted to say some of the things that I felt like I need to say, but he gave me an opportunity to use my abilities, and I seized that opportunity ... I'd like to thank the Packers, for giving me the opportunity as well. I hope that every penny that they've spent on me, they know was money well-spent.
It was never about me, it was about everybody else.
Most would list his record-breaking throws above this, but for Packers fans, this improbable trip to the playoffs meant more, that season embodied so much of what it was like to follow Favre for 16 seasons.
Rather than a video of the celebration, I’ll share the video of the Vikings game (in part because I was at that Packers game and left early, depressed that the Packers were about to miss the playoffs.
I heard the roar from the parking lot) just to rub it in.
Watch and revel in the call of the Vikings announcer 11.
RELATED: Former Packers QB Brett Favre not ready for prime time FAVRE: 'I've had hundreds, probably thousands' of concussions RELATED: Brett Favre sued over failed Sqor Sports social media site "Oh, I remember that week," Favre told King. A year or two before you saw me, I went to a place in Rayville, La., just outside Monroe. I wouldn't take anything for a day or two, and I wouldn't drink. They said drinking was the gateway drug for me, and they were right, absolutely right, but I wouldn't admit it. After a while, instead of thinking, 'How many beers can we drink in 18 holes?
"You thought, 'Man, this guy's high on life.' You didn't know there was a reason for it. ' I fell into a pattern of what could I do to get good at golf.