Brett Favre Throws for Most Yards in Career in Minnesota Vikings Thriller

November 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Just when you’re about to close the book on Brett Favre’s career, he adds another page, and I don't mean in the gossip chapter.  In a roaring comeback against the Arizona Cardinals yesterday, Favre led his Vikings into overtime and on to victory, keeping the season alive for the Purple and Gold.  He threw for 446 yards, the most in his 20-year career, as Minnesota pulled out a win despite a 14-point deficit with just four and a half minutes to go.
Down 24-10, the Vikings had a chance to cut the lead on their first possession of the fourth quarter, but wound up empty-handed when a six-minute drive expired at the Arizona one.  Starting from the Minnesota 17-yard line, Favre completed 10 passes but failed to convert on a 4th-and-1 throw to tight end Jeff Dugan just outside the end zone.  Other than a two-yard scramble by the quarterback, the Vikings did not run the ball the whole series.
Following a defensive stance that forced Arizona to a t...

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