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Favre's Hall of Fame-level resume of records

Posted: 12:01 AM, Feb 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-06 01:01:07-05
Favre's Hall of Fame-level resume of records
Favre's Hall of Fame-level resume of records
Favre's Hall of Fame-level resume of records
In his 20 year career, 16 years in Green Bay, Brett Favre basically re-wrote the NFL career record book for quarterbacks.
 
Many of his records still remain to this day, even as Peyton Manning has taken away some of them in his long career which continues at Super Bowl 50.
 
Where Brett Favre stands in the NFL record book today (single-season records solely including his tenure with the Packers):
 
- 1st in career games started (298)
- 1st in consecutive games started (297)
- 1st in career wins (186)
- 1st in career pass completions (6,300)
- 1st in career pass attempts (10,169)
- 1st in consecutive AP NFL MVP awards (3, 1995-97)
 
- Longest pass (99 yards, to Robert Brooks, 1995 at Bears - watch below)

 
- 2nd in career passing yards (71,838)
- 2nd in career touchdown passes (508)
 
- 5th in career game-winning drives (45)
 
- 6th in career 4th quarter comebacks (30)
 
- 8th in career games played (302)
 
- 12th in single-season touchdown passes (39, 1996)
 
- 15th in career passing yards per game (237.9)
 
- 20th in career pass completion percentage (62.0%)
 
- 22nd in career passer rating (86.0) - Note: only four quarterbacks who started his career before Favre had higher career ratings
 
There are a few negative records, which a quarterback is more prone to reach after a 20-year career, especially with Favre's go-for-broke style:
 
- 1st in career interceptions (336)
- 1st in career times sacked (525)
- 1st in career pick-sixes allowed (31)
 
- 2nd in single-game pick-sixes allowed (2 in 2001 NFC Divisional Playoff at St. Louis)
 
- 4th in career yards lost being sacked (3,487)
 
- 7th in single-game interceptions (6 in 2001 NFC Divisional Playoff at St. Louis)
 
- 12th in career single-season interceptions (29, 2005)