Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre Awkwardly Make Peace at NFL Honors Ceremony

February 3, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of one of the NFL's most storied franchises took the stage at Saturday night's "NFL Honors" ceremony to present Peyton Manning with the NFL Comeback Player of the Year award.
One was Aaron Rodgers, who mended fences, at least momentarily, with Brett Favre.
The two quipped about great players making comebacks, with Favre saying that "everyone loves it when a great player comes back." Rodgers fired back, "Not really. Sometimes people like it when great players just stay retired."
A somewhat awkward-looking handshake ensued, followed by applause.
The appearance would seem to put to rest a feud (publicly, at least) that has existed for several years, ever since Rodgers' ascension to the starting role in Titletown led to Favre's departure from the Packers.
That departure reached the level of treason in the eyes of many cheeseheads when Favre joined the Minnesota Vikings in 2009 and led them to the NFC Championship...

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