Brett Favre to be featured Monday night on NFL Network

Posted by Mike Spofford on June 6, 2016 – 4:45 pm

160606-favre-950GREEN BAY — Former Packers quarterback and upcoming Hall of Fame inductee Brett Favre will be featured on NFL Network’s “Monday Night QB” segment tonight, which airs at 7 p.m. CT.

Games of Favre’s also will be featured next week as part of “Top 10 Tuesday,” along with Joe Montana and other clutch QBs, on June 14, also at 7 p.m. CT.


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Kevin Greene chooses Dom Capers as his HOF presenter

Posted by Mike Spofford on March 10, 2016 – 9:21 am

GREEN BAY — Former Packers outside linebackers coach Kevin Greene has chosen current Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers to present him for his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction this August.

Capers was Greene’s defensive coordinator during Greene’s first two seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1993-94. Capers was then his head coach with the Carolina Panthers in 1996 and again in 1998, and the two coached together in Green Bay for five seasons (2009-13).

“He’s had a remarkable impact on my life and my family’s life,” Greene said in a short Twitter video regarding the announcement. “No question it’s got to be Dom Capers.”

Conveniently, Capers will already be in Canton, Ohio, on induction weekend because the Packers will be playing in the Hall of Fame Game to kick off the 2016 preseason. Former Packers QB Brett Favre will also be inducted then, but he has not yet publicly named a presenter.


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Favre competes in Tonight Show Throwdown on Jimmy Fallon

Posted by Duke Bobber on December 3, 2015 – 10:29 am


Packers Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre was a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night. Favre participated in a “Tonight Show Throwdown,” firing footballs at targets thrown in the air by Fallon.

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Brett Favre to appear on Jimmy Fallon Wednesday night

Posted by Duke Bobber on December 2, 2015 – 12:49 pm

Former Packers QB Brett FavrePackers Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre, who recently was honored with a ceremony unveiling his retired No. 4 on the facade inside Lambeau Field, will be a guest on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The episode will air Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 10:35 p.m. CT on NBC.

Other guests on Wednesday’s show include actor Adam Driver and comedian Lenny Clarke.

Sept. 11: Clay Matthews, Aaron Rodgers read ‘Superlatives’ on Jimmy Fallon

Sept. 17: Fallon ‘Superlatives’ tackle Packers-Seahawks this time

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Brett Favre is first-year nominee for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Posted by Mike Spofford on September 17, 2015 – 9:32 am

Brett FavreGREEN BAY — Former Packers QB Brett Favre was officially named as one of 108 nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016 this week.

Retired for five years, this is the first year Favre is eligible for induction. Other individuals with strong Green Bay ties on the nominee list are WR Sterling Sharpe, S LeRoy Butler, S Darren Sharper and former head coach Mike Holmgren. Former Packers LB coach Kevin Greene, who has been a finalist in the past, remains on the nominee list as well.

Favre was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame this past summer and had his No. 4 jersey retired. His name and number will be added to the Lambeau Field facade with the franchise’s other retired numbers on Thanksgiving night.

Along with Favre, the biggest names league-wide who are being nominated for Canton for the first time are WR Terrell Owens and G Alan Faneca.

The list of nominees will be reduced to 25 semifinalists in November and then to 15 finalists in January.

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Brett Favre on cover of SI’s annual ‘Where are they now?’ issue

Posted by Mike Spofford on June 30, 2015 – 1:00 pm

Former Packers QB Brett Favre is on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s annual “Where are they now?” summer issue, wearing his No. 4 Packers jersey. The issue is being released this week.

The cover story features an exclusive interview with Favre in which he discusses his upcoming return to Green Bay for induction into the Packers Hall of Fame and the retirement of his No. 4 jersey. He also talks about whether he could still play in the NFL, what he thinks of the league today, and his health concerns after a 20-year career played the only way he knew how to play.

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Brett Favre’s Legends Game slated for July 19 in Madison

Posted by Mike Spofford on May 20, 2015 – 10:26 am

Former Packers QB Brett Favre will host a Legends Game, a flag football contest between former Green Bay players and other NFL stars, on Sunday, July 19, at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.

The game is being held the day after Favre’s induction into the Packers Hall of Fame.

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Brett Favre to appear on NFL Network Sunday morning

Posted by Mike Spofford on October 15, 2014 – 11:43 am

GREEN BAY — With Denver QB Peyton Manning closing in on his career record for touchdown passes, former Packers QB Brett Favre will join NFL Network’s “NFL GameDay Morning” this Sunday at 8 a.m. CT.

NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci will be with Favre on the show from Favre’s house in Mississippi, and they will discuss a variety of topics in addition to Manning, including his upcoming induction into the Packers Hall of Fame.

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Ted Thompson happy to welcome Brett Favre back to Green Bay

Posted by Vic Ketchman, editor on August 6, 2014 – 11:03 am

140806-thompson-300GREEN BAY–Count Ted Thompson among Packers fans happy to welcome Brett Favre back to Lambeau Field.

“I think it’s great. It feels comfortable that we now have a plan and we’re going to do things a certain way,” the Packers general manager said on Wednesday.

“What he’s done for this place is remarkable. I was here in ’92 when Ron (Wolf) acquired Brett. We sort of grew up with the Packers. We’re happy all of that other stuff has been put aside and let’s go forward with the relationship.”

Thompson met with reporters in his weekly training camp press conference. He deferred comment on tackle Don Barclay’s knee injury to Coach Mike McCarthy and his post-practice press conference later in the day.

“Guys go down and other guys step up,” Thompson said.

Saturday marks the Packers’ preseason opener and Thompson will get his best look to date at his draft crop.

“Try to ascertain if the game is too big for them,” he said of what he’ll try to learn this Saturday. “Sometimes it will be in the first game but won’t be in the second game. Hopefully you make the right decisions at the end. It’s a very difficult process at the end. As you get closer, it gets harder. You can’t pull for a partricular player. It has to play itself out.”

Half jokingly, Thompson told reporters: “You guys are almost always wrong. If you were close, I’d give you credit. I’ve seen young guys read the newspaper and get all depressed. I feel bad for the guys that have to read that.

“They wrote that about me when I was with the Houston Oilers in 1975.” will provide a training camp look in from today’s practice, which was to begin at 11:45 a.m.


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Confirmed: Brett Favre will be honored in 2015

Posted by Vic Ketchman, editor on August 4, 2014 – 1:47 pm

140804-favre-look-in-300GREEN BAY–A press conference at Lambeau Field on Monday made it official: Former Packers quarterback Brett Favre will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame and have his No. 4 jersey retired next summer.

The joint announcement was made by Perry Kidder, president of Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Inc., and Packers President/CEO Mark Murphy, in an under-construction area that’ll become the new home of the Packers Hall of Fame. Favre’s induction will distinguish the re-opening of the Hall of Fame.

“Next year, in 2015, we will induct one of the Packers’ greatest players, Brett Favre, into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame,” Kidder said.

Murphy then announced Favre’s No. 4 will be retired at the Hall of Fame banquet next July. Favre’s name will appear on the north facade of Lambeau Field during a ceremony at a 2015 game to be determined.

“What stood out for me was the joy he had playing the game,” Murphy said of Favre.

“I want to congratulate Brett for these two, well-deserved honors,” former Packers president Bob Harlan said.

Harlan spoke of the bad times for the Packers that preceded Favre’s arrival in Green Bay. “In 1992, Ron Wolf, Mike Holmgren and Brett Favre came to Green Bay, and Packer pride was restored.”

“I’m speechless,” Favre said via an amplified telephone call. “It’s a dream come true. It is time to come back.”

The press conference was attended by Packers General Manager Ted Thompson and Head Coach Mike McCarthy.

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