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Favre's first Packer game? vs Vinny Testaverde

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by PackinSteel, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. PackinSteel

    PackinSteel Cheesehead

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    Saw it mentioned on NFLTA -Favre's first game experience as a Packer was against Tampa Bay and a 28yr old Vinny Testaverde:

    In the second game of the 1992 season, the Packers played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Buccaneers were leading 17-0 at half time when head coach Mike Holmgren benched starting quarterback Don Majkowski and Favre played the second half. On his first regular season play as a Packer, Favre threw a pass which was deflected and caught by himself. Favre was tackled and the completion went for -7 yards. The Packers lost the game 31-3, chalking up only 106 yards passing.

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  2. Zombieslayer

    Zombieslayer Cheesehead

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    Whoa! I did not know this. I didn't realize this was the first time Favre played for the Packers in a real game.
     
  3. PackinSteel

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    I didn't know it either. Rich Eisen mentioned it briefly so I looked it up. Funny that they could play against each other Sunday
     
  4. brennan1884

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    thats crazy,....and now they will meet again
     
  5. DarkaneRules

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    'Twas destiny!
     
  6. DGB454

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    Opposite outcome this time though.
     
  7. Cdnfavrefan

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    Heard today it will be the oldest combined age of 2 starting qb's ever
     

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