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Week 1 vs. CHI
Passing: 15 - 29, 170 yards, 0 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 1 / 0 / 0
Favre had a difficult time keeping his team on the field. Donald Driver was again his favorite target, but the heavy Chicago pass rush prevented him from completing a high percentage of his passes. They tried to roll him away from defensive pressure which enabled him to only get sacked three times. Favre still had to throw in a hurry, which accounts for his low completion percentage, and he was often hit after the pass was away. In a characteristic fashion, Favre threw two interceptions late in the game when he was trying to mount some sort of scoring drive.
Favre was stopped on a fourth and one quarterback sneak in the second quarter on the Chicago 44 yard line. The Bears took over on downs.
Week 2 vs. NO
Passing: 31 - 55, 340 yards, 3 TD, 1 INT
Favre had a hot hand to start the game, leading Green Bay to an early lead. His hot hand quickly cooled with several dropped passes, a few overthrows which led to four straight punts before halftime. Favre showed flashes of old, threading his passes with precision but also showed signs of last season, forcing his pass attempts and overthrowing his targets. Although he had just one interception, the turnover came on a crucial possession in the red zone. Favre was hit as he released the ball which created the errant pass attempt for the interception. His numbers were excellent for fantasy owners, completing 31 of 55 attempts for 340 yards, three touchdowns and the one interception.
Week 3 vs. DET
Passing: 25 - 36, 340 yards, 3 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 1 / -5 / 0
Favre lit up the stat line yet again, as he always seems to do against the Lions. Spurred on early by rookie WR Greg Jennings, Favre racked up 211 yards in the first half. Jennings scored on a 75 yard touchdown for the first of his career, which also happened to be Favre's 400th career touchdown pass. He later added two more touchdowns, one to Donald Driver and another to RB Ahman Green. Favre finished with over 300 yards passing for the eighth time in his career against Detroit.
Week 4 vs. PHI
Passing: 22 - 44, 205 yards, 0 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 1 / 0 / 0
Brett Favre managed the game well during the first half. On the Packers' second drive, Favre found Greg Jennings for a 22 yard gain and then targeted Donald Driver on three consecutive plays in the end zone. The first ball was overthrown, but Driver simply dropped the second pass. The final effort was caught by Driver and he appeared to be forced out by the defenders but didn't get the call. Favre struggled as the game began to get out of reach, and he only completed seven of 18 passes in the second half. He was unlucky to be intercepted on a tipped ball, but was at fault for a second interception as he chased the game. He threw another interception but it was ruled out after a defensive pass interference call. Favre also fumbled a hand off to Vernand Morency. With a little over four minutes left in the game, Favre was hit while throwing and left the game with a head / shoulder injury. It was reported as a slight head injury, but Favre was talking to the coaches and pointing at his shoulder.
Week 5 vs. STL
Passing: 22 - 39, 220 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Favre was limited to a relatively sedate 220 yard total, but unlike last Monday night, he managed to avoid the interception bug and didn't subject his body to any big hits. His receiver corps was certainly limited, with Robert Ferguson out and Donald Driver slowed by injuries, and he relied primarily on rookie Greg Jennings and newly acquired Koren Robinson. Favre looked like he might work his way to another late game come back victory until he fumbled away the ball on the St. Louis 11 yard line with 44 seconds left in the game.
Week 7 vs. MIA
Passing: 19 - 35, 206 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 1 / 14 / 0
Favre played pretty well in this game, especially considering he had three rookies starting on the offensive line this week because of injuries, and he lost one of his main receivers (Greg Jennings) late in the first half to injury. The Dolphins got good pressure on Favre early in the game, especially from defensive end Jason Taylor, but the Packers were able to adjust there blocking scheme and keep Favre upright most of the game. They only gave up two sacks, and those were given up early in the game to Taylor. Favre had two touchdowns passes in the game and his first one came on a 34 yard touchdown toss to Donald Driver in the third quarter. The play was originally ruled incomplete, but then reversed after the Packers challenged the call. Driver was Favre's main target all game, especially after Greg Jennings went down with an ankle injury in the second quarter. Favre was fearless as he threw the ball often into double coverage or into tight coverage. His second touchdown pass came on one of those tight throws where he was able to thread the ball into tight end David Martin on a pass which was almost picked off.
Week 8 vs. ARI
Passing: 17 - 25, 180 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 4 / -5 / 1
Favre had a very good game, mixing short passes in with a very productive run game. He threw one short TD to TE David Martin and ran for a short TD on a rollout. He did not come close to throwing an INT. This is his third game in a row without an interception.
Week 9 vs. BUF
Passing: 28 - 47, 287 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 2 / 0 / 0
Favre started slow in the first quarter, he was only three for six with the one interception to London Fletcher-Baker who returned it 17 yards for a TD to make the score 10-0 in favor of Buffalo. Once the second quarter began, Favre heated up, hitting ten of his next 12 passes. But he couldn't find the end zone until the third quarter when he hit Donald Driver on a short pass to cut the score to 10-7. Favre led a long drive to get a tying FG early in the fourth quarter. Then he threw his second INT when the Packers had driven to the Buffalo one yard line - a short pass was deflected off Donald Driver to Ko Simpson who returned it 76 yards. Buffalo scored the final points of the game shortly thereafter. The Packers got the ball back one more time but could not score. Favre was involved in the two lost fumbles, both of which were assigned to center Scott Wells due to poor snaps.
Week 10 vs. MIN
Passing: 24 - 42, 347 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 2 / -2 / 0
Favre had a magnificent performance against what has been one of the better defenses the first half of the season. He had a big first half as he had 189 passing yards with two touchdowns. His first touchdown pass came as the result of the Packers inability to score inside the five yard line running ball. That led to a five yard touchdown pass to running back Noah Herron out of the backfield on third down. Favre's second touchdown in the first half came with less then a minute left as he hit wide receiver Donald Driver on a quick slant up the middle and he took it 82 yards for a touchdown.
Favre was well protected by a young, inexperienced line throughout the game as they did not give up a sack. The Green Bay line had done a solid job of protecting Favre most of the season so far only giving up nine sacks coming into this game. Favre did not lead the Packers to a touchdown in the second half, but did put up 158 yards of passing and led them to two field goals. Favre's success in the passing game was the difference to the game since they struggled running the ball against Minnesota.
Week 11 vs. NE
Passing: 5 - 15, 73 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT
This is one game the three time league MVP would like to forget. He never generated enough offense to seriously challenge New England, and when he was knocked out of the game late in the second quarter the Packers were trailing 21 --- 0.
Week 12 vs. SEA
Passing: 22 - 36, 266 yards, 1 TD, 3 INT
Rushing: 2 / -1 / 0
Favre only attempted nine passes in the first half in the snowy conditions, but was more active after the break as the snow cleared. Favre had been suffering with a lack of sensation in his pinky and ring finger after sustaining an injury in the previous game, but he quickly showed that he was able to throw without any apparent problems. Favre found Ruvell Martin for a 26 yard gain on the Packers' opening drive. He threw several deep balls in the game and showed his usual good arm strength. On the Packers' third possession, Favre was intercepted in the end zone as he tried to find Bubba Franks. He was hit hard by Julian Peterson as he threw on the last drive of the first half, and the ball was almost intercepted. The Packers began the second half well and Favre connected with Donald Driver on a 48 yard touchdown pass, with Driver gaining 40 yards after the catch. Favre also found Driver for a 34 yard gain later in the game. As the game wore on, Favre got more desperate as he tried to bring the team back from a ten point deficit. He was intercepted on two consecutive drives. The first was on a deep pass intended for Chris Francies, and the second was thrown into double coverage as he tried to find Ruvell Martin. Julian Peterson dropped a possible interception as Favre targeted Jennings on the final drive of the game. Favre was sacked at the end of the game and fumbled the ball away.
Week 13 vs. NYJ
Passing: 24 - 47, 214 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 3 / 33 / 0
Favre struggled against the Jets because he was not able to find an open receiver down the field, and most of his completions were short dump off passes and this was reflected in his first half stats because he only had six completions for 45 yards. The second half was a different story for Favre, he lead his team to a ten point third quarter including a 20 yard touchdown pass to Donald Driver. Favre favored Driver the most today, targeting him 12 times. Favre seemed to be more willing to throw his passes to his wide receivers, regardless of the coverage and it paid off as he was able to drive his team down the field and get them back in the game. Favre finished the day with 214 yards but was also intercepted twice.
Week 14 vs. SF
Passing: 22 - 34, 293 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 3 / -3 / 0
Favre completed 65% of his passes against the 49ers defense for an average of 8.6 yards per attempt, and did not turn the ball over in helping Green Bay pick up their fifth win of the season. Favre's first touchdown was to a wide open Ruvell Martin, who had snuck behind the defense. On his second touchdown, Favre threw a nice ball to lead Donald Driver under it, and then let his receiver do the rest of the work en route to a 68 yard touchdown.
Week 15 vs. DET
Passing: 20 - 37, 174 yards, 0 TD, 3 INT
Rushing: 2 / -1 / 0
Favre completed the 4,968th pass of his career, a new NFL record, but he hardly led his team to victory. He was intercepted three times and failed to throw a touchdown pass, but completed 20 of 37 for 174 yards.
Week 16 vs. MIN
Passing: 26 - 50, 285 yards, 0 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 1 / -1 / 0
Favre now has two options. Either this game finally convinced him that he's not the player he once was and it's time to hang em up, or it angered him to the point of wanting to come back and not go out that way. In what was initially a very hyped event in Green Bay, the game itself was a dud --- thanks in no small part to Favre's own problems. For one thing, 285 yards is a big total but it took him 50 pass attempts to get there. And while he had to deal with at least four dropped passes (and likely many more that should have been caught), Favre himself didn't look great. The two interceptions were partly his fault, though WR Greg Jennings has to accept at least as much responsibility for failing to go where the route was directing him to go. And Favre also nearly salvaged a bad fantasy game by coming close to a touchdown, only to see TE Bubba Franks fumble a reception into the end zone at the one yard line. Favre went through long stretches of game where he was simply terrible (in the third quarter, he was 1-9 for 13 yards and both interceptions), but then he'd look like the brilliant Hall of Famer he is (such as when he completed a perfect fade pass to Ruvell Martin on the eventual game-winning drive.
Week 17 vs. CHI
Passing: 21 - 42, 285 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Favre went practically untouched and under little pressure throughout most of the game and at times looked like the Favre of old rolling out, eluding the pass rush and making the completions look easy. He threw for 209 yards in the first half, passing for 13 first downs in his first 18 completions and finishing the game 21 for 42 for 285 yards, with one touchdown and one interception. Favre looked as if he owned Soldier Field on the first possession of the night, leading the Packers on an 11 play, 75 yard drive in which he had four passing first downs and converted three of three third downs before zipping a nine yard touchdown pass to Donald Driver for the early lead. Although the stats will show his passer rating at 70.0 for the game, Favre still showed he still has something left in the tank in his convincing win against Chicago. He was carried off the field by teammate Donald Driver with just over a minute left and replaced by Ingle Martin for the last few snaps of the game. He also posed for pictures with his offensive linemen on the field after the contest and provided a tearful post game interview which could mean he has played his last game.