Brett Favre

<b> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT002187" title="Brett Favre" href="/topic/sports/football/brett-favre-PESPT002187.topic">Brett Favre</a></b><br>
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Favre spent 16 seasons in Green Bay, where he won a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000004" title="Super Bowl" href="/topic/sports/football/super-bowl-EVSPR000004.topic">Super Bowl</a> title during the 1996 season and set or matched 10 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000007" title="NFL" href="/topic/sports/football/nfl-ORSPT000007.topic">NFL</a> records as a quarterback.<br>
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Favre was drafted by the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000032" title="Atlanta Falcons" href="/topic/sports/football/atlanta-falcons-ORSPT000032.topic">Atlanta Falcons</a> in 1991 with the 33rd overall pick.<br>
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The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000042" title="Green Bay Packers" href="/topic/sports/football/green-bay-packers-ORSPT000042.topic">Green Bay Packers</a> traded a first-round pick for Favre before the 2002 season. He is the only player to win the AP NFL MVP three consecutive seasons, 1995-1997.<br>
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On March 4 Favre  announced his retirement from the NFL. After failed talks with the Packers about returning as the team's starting quarterback Favre was reinstated to the NFL on Aug. 4 and traded to the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000199" title="New York Jets" href="/topic/sports/football/new-york-jets-ORSPT000199.topic">New York Jets</a> on Aug. 6.
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( MCT PHOTO / January 20, 2008 )

Brett Favre

Favre spent 16 seasons in Green Bay, where he won a Super Bowl title during the 1996 season and set or matched 10 NFL records as a quarterback.

Favre was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in 1991 with the 33rd overall pick.

The Green Bay Packers traded a first-round pick for Favre before the 2002 season. He is the only player to win the AP NFL MVP three consecutive seasons, 1995-1997.

On March 4 Favre announced his retirement from the NFL. After failed talks with the Packers about returning as the team's starting quarterback Favre was reinstated to the NFL on Aug. 4 and traded to the New York Jets on Aug. 6.

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