Brett Favre Mirrors Y.A. Tittle as His Career Winds Down

October 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Watching Brett Farve lead the 1-3 Minnesota Vikings to another loss, as he tossed 20 incompletions in 34 attempts and added to his NFL records of most interceptions and fumbles coughed up, one couldn't help but see Y.A. Tittle. 
Farve has defied all the odds since the Atlanta Falcons drafted him in the second round way back in 1991. He moved on to the Green Bay Packers the next year, leading them to two Super Bowls and winning one over 16 seasons. 
He has set too many records to count almost. Yes he played in an era where playing quarterback is nowhere nearly as difficult nor physically taxing as it once was, but he has done it better than anyone in his era so far.  
Men like Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are nipping on the heels of several of his records, but they both have a ways to go. A long ways in many instances. 
It wasn't just the fact Farve won with a gunslinging mentality that earned him millions of fans, it was how he won in t...

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