Last night, Packer Nation was sent back in time to 2008, unleashing the anger and frustration with Brett Favre, despite Rodgers' apparent olive branch offered last night at the NFL Honors Awards Show. Do we have to accept Favre back?
Peyton Manning will likely pass Marino today, giving him a clear shot to Favre's career touchdown record. Certainly, it is the first step towards a potentially perfect storm for Packer fans in a few years.
Is Favre deserving of induction into the Pro Football and Packers Hall of Fame? Sure. But having your number retired should be reserved for players who act with class and dignity, something Favre didn't do.
"I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious."