During his amazing career, this Hall of Famer was named to eleven Pro Bowl teams and three times as First-Team All-Pro. A Favre autographed Green Bay Packers Pro-Line jersey honoring his MVP Awards in 1995, 1996, and 1997 is the ideal sports gift for any Green Bay Packers fan in your life. This signature garment is now available from NFLShop.com.
Brett Favre became the first player in history to start his career with five different teams when he played in a Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons game on September 21, 2010. He ended his incredible career with the New York Jets as the all-time leader in almost every passing category: games (162), passes (4,854) completed, yards (57,739) and touchdowns (408).
Favre started his professional football career with the Mississippi Braves of the National Football League (NFL) in 1992. The next year he joined the Green Bay Packers who had just won the Super Bowl the previous season. After one season with Green Bay, he went to the Minnesota Vikings where he stayed for four years before returning to Green Bay for the end of his career. In total, Favre played for five different teams during his career.
In January 1991, the then-Vikings quarterback was involved in a serious automobile accident that left two people dead and nine others injured.
Favre was the first player in the award's history to win three MVPs, and he is still the only player to have won three MVPs in a row. The Packers became the first club in NFL history to have six NFL MVP winners. The 1997 Green Bay Packers were one of just two teams in NFL history to win seven games versus playoff clubs.
Numerous Green Bay greats have worn other numbers (we're looking at you, number 80). A few players even worn Packers jerseys as backups before moving on to success with another team. Favre was the first player in the award's history to win three MVPs, and he is still the only player to have won three MVPs in a row. The Packers became the first club in NFL history to have six NFL MVP winners. The 1997 Green Bay Packers were one of just two teams in NFL history to win seven games versus playoff clubs.
Green Bay finished second in the NFC Central with an 11-5 record, the first time in four years that they did not win the division. The Minnesota Vikings ended the Packers' 25-game home winning run in Week 5.
Favre's career highlights include two Super Bowl appearances, one of which he won against the New England Patriots in 1996; a three-time league MVP (1995, 1996, 1997); three All-Pro selections; and 11 Pro Bowls. In 2016, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame and selected to the NFL's all-time 100-player team. View Aaron Rodgers's 2019 season highlights.
Favre began his professional football career with the Milwaukee Bucks of the American Football League (AFL) in 1989. He spent one season with the team before being traded to the Green Bay Packers for wide receiver Antonio Freeman. The Packers went on to win the first two games that Favre played for them, but he suffered a shoulder injury in a game against the Chicago Bears and was forced to miss the rest of the season. In 1990, Favre led the Packers to an 11-5 record as they returned to the playoffs for the first time since 1974. They lost to the 49ers in the first round of the playoffs.
In 1991, Favre had another outstanding season for the Packers, leading them to their first NFC North title and a spot in the NFC Championship Game. They fell short of winning their first championship as they lost to the Buffalo Bills 14-6.
In 1992, Favre completed 22 of 28 passes for 303 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in a 31-21 win over the Chicago Bears. This remains his only 300-yard game as a starter.