The End of an Era: Packers QB Brett Favre Calls it Quits

By: WSAW Staff
By: WSAW Staff

After 16 seasons as quarterback of the Green Bay Packers, Brett Favre is calling it a career.

Favre was acquired by the team in 1992 in a trade with the Atlanta Falcons. He went on to become the National Football League's first three-time Associated Press Most Valuable Player, and led the team to two Super Bowl appearances, including a victory over the New England Patriots in 1996. Favre holds nearly every NFL passing record, including touchdown passes (442), completions (5377), attempts (8758) and yards (61,655).

Brett Favre's profile and career statistics at NFL.com

Watch NewsChannel 7's Webcast, "The End of An Era," brought to you exclusively on WSAW.com on March 5, 2008. Take a trip back in time to 1992 when Favre began his career with the green and gold... and when a gallon of gas cost about $1. You'll also see the impact Favre and his wife have had on their community, and just a sample of many of your comments we've received via our Web channel.


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