Fans React to Favre's Upcoming Induction into Packers Hall of Fame

John Fust is what you might consider an avid Packers fan. In what was going to be a garage are walls lined with Packers memorabilia collected throughout the years.

"The collection just kept going and going," Fust said. "I picked up some stuff here and there, had some things donated, and now I just sit back. I have no more room."

Among his collection is memorabilia from one of his favorite all time players to wear the green and gold; Brett Favre.

"He was a good asset to the Packers. He did his job. He was one of the greatest quarterbacks that they had," Fust said.

The Packers announced that Favre would be inducted into their Hall of Fame next year, despite his career's rather rocky ending with the Vikings.

"I think the retirement of his jersey and putting him into the Packer Hall of Fame is something a lot of people are going to be pleased with," Fust said.

But that news hasn't necessarily sat well with everyone.

"Favre? No. I think he left a sour taste in the Packers' mouths," Packers fan Barbara Grell said.

While some fans acknowledge the rather bitter ending of Favre's relationship to the team, they also recognize the contributions he made during his sixteen seasons in Green Bay.

"If you want to look at it on his ability to play, and the good that he did for the Packers, then yes, I think he deserves to go into the Hall of Fame," Packers fan Hank Jones said.

The former quarterback won three MVP awards and a Super Bowl in Green Bay, where he played from 1992 through 2007. He played for the New York Jets in 2008, and the Vikings in 2009 and 2010, where he ended his career.


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