Everyone should take a moment to bid Brett Favre a fair farewell. He played the game tough nose for 20 years, don’t forget is a shoe-in for the Hall-Of-Fame, and one of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game. You have to give him his props. If it wasn’t for one bad pass and bad reffing he and the Vikings would have easily beat the current Super Bowl Champions, New Orleans Saints, in the championship game last January 2010. I give him kudos for a great career and a lot of fun drama. Watch the Video with highlights from his final farewell speech:
“It’s by the grace of God that I got a chance to play this game and play it at a high level,” he said. “I’m honored. I hope that people admired the way that I played, my passion for it, because I hold no regrets.”
STATS: He won Super Bowl XXXII with the Green Bay Packers and was named NFL MVP three times (95-97). His 297-game streak of consecutive starts ended on Dec. 12 after a strained sternoclavicular joint in his throwing shoulder kept him out of action for the first time since 1992.
He holds passing records for touchdowns (508), completions (6,300), attempts (10,169), yards (71,838), interceptions (336), sacks (525), games with a 100 passer rating (106), and victories (186) as a starting quarterback, along with 46 game-winning comebacks. He has thrown for 300 yards 62 times and played 18 consecutive seasons with at least 3,000 yards passing.
(quote and stats, exact word for word from article courtesy msn.com, foxsports)
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