Favre’s Back: Why the Packers Are Still the Class Of the NFC North

August 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Well, it's official. Brett Favre has returned for his 20th and (supposedly) final season in the NFL, and his second with the Minnesota Vikings.
In 2009, The Vikings finished 12-4, and obliterated the Dallas Cowboys in the Divisional Round en route to an overtime loss to the eventual champion Saints in the NFC title game.
Favre was absolutely incredible, throwing for 33 touchdowns and seven interceptions while finishing a 107.2 passer rating, the best of his legendary career.
However, the Green Bay Packers, led by third-year starter Aaron Rodgers, are still at the team at the top of the NFC North this year.
The Packers defense finished 2009 ranked second in the entire NFL, and their offense is full of young, talented players who are still developing. They have filled holes on both sides of the ball and I believe they will finish the season as the best offense in the NFL.
Rodgers, the Green Bay signal caller, was equally as spectacular st...

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