Geriatric quarterback Brett Favre helped the Minnesota Vikings defeat his estranged team, the Green Bay Packers, 30-23 Monday Night at the Metrodome. Favre, 40, played brilliantly against his rivals as he completed 24 passes for 271 yards and three touchdowns. Despite his claims to the contrary, there is zero question that Favre returned to play an 18th season in the NFL primarily to exact revenge on the Packers for their decision to trade him to the New York Jets last August. After years of being held hostage by Favre in the offseason, Green BayÆs brass finally tired of his wavering and they decided that the time had arrived to let backup signal-caller Aaron Rodgers, 25, lead their franchise. Favre, a Green Bay icon who has essentially set every NFL passing record imaginable, was for t ...
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