For Packers Fans, a Win That Brings Justice

October 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On August 8th, Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson traded away the most beloved player in Packers history: Brett Favre.
I don't have to explain the divide to Packers fans; we all remember it quite vividly. I remember the anger at Ted Thompson and the desire to have Brett Favre back. However, Packers fans could take comfort in one thing: He was in a different conference.
Many of us cheered for both the Packers and the Jets led by Brett Favre. Neither of "our" teams made the playoffs that year, and it looked like the injured Favre would end his career with the Jets.
Fast forward to August 19, 2009, the day Brett Favre came out of "retirement" to play for the Minnesota Vikings. Packers fans were outraged. We were betrayed by our former hero, and it was clear he wanted to get back at the Packers for choosing to move on with Aaron Rodgers.
However, this was just the start of the torment for Packers fans. Not only did we watch the Packers lose in the Metrodome,...

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