If you follow the NFL, you don’t need a recap of Favre’s career. If you don’t, here’s all you need to know – he was a courageous, tough-as-nails leader who brought the Green Bay Packers a Super Bowl and 17 years of pride. He had a brief problem with an addiction to pain killers, and handled that with the same poise and strength he handled opponents. He was a credit to the game and to sports in general.
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