After a long, sordid seven years, the Green Bay Packers appear set to finally put the No. 4 of Brett Favre where it belongs – along with the likes of Reggie White and Ray Nitschke in Packers immortality at Lambeau Field.
Talking about Brett Favre in July is now a tradition, evolving from actually playing to whether his No. 4 should be retired by the Green Bay Packers.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome has closed its wind-blown doors after 32 years with a checkered legacy. Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka likened the venue to that of a roller rink while conspiracy theorists mused about ventilation possibly being cranked up in the late innings of Twins games.
The Green Bay Packers have been without Aaron Rodgers for over 27 quarters of football so far this season, and it’s been pretty evident that the offense misses him. His absence has lead to some discussion on the word “valuable” and what it means to the Packers, and it’s also stirred debate as to where Rodgers fits in to the pantheon of the all-time great Green Bay players.
On Sunday night the New Orleans Saints ripped the Carolina Panthers 31-13 but the biggest headline belonged to their 34-year-old quarterback. Against the Panthers Drew Brees became just the fifth quarterback in NFL history to top 50,000 yards passing in his career.