falconsstomp Posted March 4, 2008 Share Posted March 4, 2008 1. Super Bowl XXXIDate: Jan. 26, 1997Score: Packers 35, Patriots 21Why it mattered: Favre passed for two touchdowns (54, 81 yards) -- including one on the second play of the game -- and ran for another in Packers' first Super Bowl in 29 years.Morry Gash/AP PhotoFavre's memorable career included more wins, completions and consecutive starts than any player in history.2. Playing for his fatherDate: Dec. 22, 2003Score: Packers 41, Raiders 7Why it mattered: Just one day after the sudden death of his father, Irv, Favre passes for 399 yards and four touchdowns on Monday Night Football in a blowout win.3. The legend beginsDate: Sept. 20, 1992Score: Packers 24, Bengals 23Why it mattered: Favre joined Green Bay prior to the season and played in mop-up duty the week before as the Pack fell to 0-2. This day, he came off the bench to replace an injured Don Majkowski and threw the game-winning TD pass to Kitrick Taylor with 13 seconds remaining.4. Record breakingDate: Sept. 30, 2007Score: Packers 23, Vikings 16Why it mattered: In his former house of horrors (the Metrodome), Favre throws a pair of touchdown passes -- his first being the 421st of his career, making him the NFL's all-time leader in that category.5. Playoff boundDate: Dec. 18, 1994Score: Packers 21, Falcons 17Why it mattered: Favre orchestrated a final drive, capped off when he ran for game-winning touchdown with 14 seconds left against Falcons to keep playoff hopes alive. Green Bay ended up making the playoffs for the second straight season.6. NFC Wild CardDate: Jan. 8, 1994Score: Packers 28, Lions 24Why it mattered: Trailing 24-21 in Detroit, Favre threw 40-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Sharpe with 55 seconds left for Packers first playoff win in 11 years.Favre revitalized the PackA look at Green Bay the 16 years before Brett Favre, and in his 16 seasons with the team:Category Before Favre With Favre Winning Pct. .406 .629 Division titles 0 7 10-win seasons 1 9 Playoff wins 1 11 7. Tying MarinoDate: Sept. 23, 2007Score: Packers 31, Chargers 24Why it mattered: With the Packers trailing by four points late in the fourth quarter, Favre throws a 57-yard TD pass to Greg Jennings for the go-ahead score. It was the 420th touchdown pass in Favre's career, tying Dan Marino for the all-time record.8. Medical marvelDate: Dec. 24, 1995Score: Packers 24, Steelers 19Why it mattered: In a game the Packers needed to win to win the NFC Central, Favre came back after coughing up blood to throw a touchdown pass to tight end Mark Chmura.9. MVP-boundDate: Nov. 12, 1995Score: Packers 35, Bears 28Why it mattered: Favre returns just one week after severely spraining his ankle to toss for 336 yards and a career-high five touchdown passes, would go on to win his first MVP that season.10. MNF miracleDate: Sept. 11, 1995Score: Packers 27, Bears 24Why it mattered: Favre tied an NFL record with a 99-yard touchdown pass to Robert Brooks in the second quarter on Monday Night Football -- and finished the game with 312 pass yards and 3 touchdowns.Honorable mention" Oct. 10, 1999: Packers 26, Buccaneers 23. Favre led his third fourth-quarter comeback in the first four games of the season against the Bucs -- on his 30th birthday (Favre also led late game-winning drives against the Raiders and Vikings in Weeks 1 and 2)." Nov. 29, 2004: Packers 45, Rams 17. In his 200th consecutive regular season start, he threw for three touchdowns on 18-27 passing for 215 yards against the Rams on Monday Night Football.notice they dont mention the historic lost to the falcons at lambeau field, in the snow, IN THE PLAYOFFS!!!.bretts first lost as a packer in the playoffs at home..they not gonna mention that. that was more historic then some of the things on that top 10 list, including them beating us in 94.. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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