Thanks 4 The Memories: Sports Will Never See Another Athlete Like Brett Favre

December 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Eighteen years ago, there was a guy they called The Majik Man in Green Bay. His name was Don Majkowski.
This guy was great. He earned his nickname in crunch time, where he always seemed to come through. 
Packer fans ate this guy up, and many believed he would be the one to finally lead them to the promised land after almost 20 years of disappointment.
However, he couldn't escape the trainer's room. Year after year Majkowski went down, so in 1992 when Packer nation saw him laying on the turf and gripping his leg, most people didn't feel good about it.
And with some redneck that most had thought the Packers wasted a first round pick on named Brett Favre ready to get under center, you'd better believe expectations were low.
Favre entered the game, and the entire Lambeau crowd was screaming in unison for Head Coach Mike Holmgren to put Ty Detmer in the game after he fumbled four times. But he stuck with Favre, and when he brought them 92 yards in just over a m...

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