Brett Favre
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Brett Favre is a retired NFL quarterback who played mostly for the Green Bay Packers over his 20-season career. In college, Favre played football at Southern Miss before he was selected in round two of the 1991 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons.

After just one season as a backup with the Falcons, he played for the Green Bay Packers from 1992 to 2007, the New York Jets in 2008, and the Minnesota Vikings from 2009 to 2010.

In 1997, Favre won Super Bowl XXXI with the Green Bay Packers — the only Super Bowl win in his career.

Brett Favre boasts the most consecutive starts in NFL history, which is 321 starts from 1992 to 2010, including 297 regular season games. Additionally, he was the first NFL quarterback to reach 70,000, 10,000 passes, 6,000 completions, 500 touchdowns, 200 wins, and wins over all 32 teams.

Brett Favre was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.


  • Team: Green Bay Packers
  • Position: Quarterback
  • Height: 6’2″
  • Accomplishments: 1997 Super Bowl champion, 11-time Pro Bowler, AP Most Valuable Player in 1995, 1996, and 1997, inducted into Pro Football Hall of fame in 2016
  • Drafted: No. 33 overall (second round) in 1991 by the Atlanta Falcons,
  • Retired: 2010
  • Throwing hand: Right
  • Nickname: Country, The Gunslinger

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