Brett Favre: Dispelling The Myth Of The Interception King

February 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In 2007, Brett Favre broke some of the NFL’s most prestigious quarterback records, including: most passing touchdowns in a career, most passing yards in a career, and most wins by a starting quarterback. There was, however, one less than prestigious record Brett broke that year.
Most career interceptions.
It is a general consensus that interceptions are the ultimate sin from a quarterback.  Doesn’t matter how they happen, or whose fault it was. An interception is an interception, and as of 2009, Brett Favre has thrown 317 of them.
Looking at that number, it seems clear that Brett Favre cannot even be considered one of the best to ever play the game; after all, he is the interception king, right?
A closer look at Brett Favre’s statistics indicate that the title is far from the actual truth. There are three things you have to examine to fully judge the costliness of Brett Favre’s interceptions.
First up, the interception ratio.
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