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Brett Favre

Chad Burkholder

FAST FACTS

» Acquired from the Atlanta Falcons in a 1992 trade for a first-round draft pick after being a second-round selection (33rd overall) in 1991

» NFL record holder for career pass completions (6,300) and attempts (10,169)

» Ranks second in NFL history in passing yards (71,838), trailing only Peyton Manning (71,940). Also ranks second in touchdown passes with 508, behind only Manning (539)

» Played in an NFL-record 299 consecutive games, with 298 starts. Played in 302 career games, an NFL record for quarterbacks. His streak of 253 consecutive starts for the Packers (275 including the postseason) is a franchise record

» Won 160 games as a Packers starting quarterback

» Voted NFL MVP by the Associated Press from 1995-97, making him the first three-time winner

» Tied with Bart Starr for most seasons (16) in a Packers uniform

» Led the Packers to a 35-21 victory over New England in Super Bowl XXX

» Passed for 3,000-plus yards in 18 consecutive seasons (1992-2009), an NFL record, and exceeded 4,000 yards in six of them

» Was an 11-time Pro Bowl selection

» Played for the New York Jets in 2008 and the Minnesota Vikings in 2009 and ’10.

» Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016

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Brett Favre
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2007 file photo,  Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre reacts after throwing a touchdown pass to Bubba Franks during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers in Green Bay, Wis. Favre will be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year. Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart Starr, Curly Lambeau, Ray Nitschke and Vince Lombardi, to name a few.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)