Brett Favre retired on March 4th, 2008. However, he formally filed for reinstatement with the NFL on July 29, 2008.
Brett Favre weighs 222 pounds.
Wisconsin Govenor Jim Doyle declared November 29, 2004 as Brett Favre Day.
Brett has received the NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor 12 times.
Brett Favre was named to the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team.
In 2005, TSN published a special feature honoring the 50 Greatest Quarterbacks. Brett Favre was ranked number 4, behind Johnny Unitas, Joe Montana and John Elway, and just ahead of previous Packer quarterback legend Bart Starr.
Brett Favre started every single Green Bay Packers game from September 20, 1992 to January 20, 2008.
The Favre family owns and operates the Brett Favre's Steakhouse located in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
On September 30, 2007, he became the NFL leader in touchdown passes thrown in a career. The recipient was 2nd-year wide receiver Greg Jennings in a divisional contest against the host Minnesota Vikings. It was his 421st career touchdown toss, eclipsing Dan Marino's mark of 420.
Brett Favre earned five letters in baseball and three in football at Hancock North Central High School.
Brett married his wife Deanna on June 14, 1996.
Brett Favre won the Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers in 1997.
Brett Favre was Men's Journal's "Toughest Man in America" in 2004.
Brett was voted the "Favorite Player to Watch on Sundays" in the TV Guide Viewer's Poll in 2004.
Brett was Sports Illustrated's 2007 Sportsman of the Year.
Brett wore #4.
He has his #4 jersey retired at Southern Mississippi University.
He has his #10 jersey retired at North Central High School in Mississippi.
He has a career record of 135-70.
He has 34 career comeback victories.
He is second in NFL history in completions. (4,306)
He is the most accurate passer in NFL history, completeing 61.5% of his passes.
He has passed for 3,000 yards in 13 straight seasons, an NFL record.
He was the third fastest person in NFL history to reach 40,000 passing yards. He did it in 166 games.
He has 18 career four touchdown passes or more in one game, good enough for second all-time.
He threw for a career high 39 touchdowns in 1996.
He threw for a career high 4,413 yards in 1995.
He has a biography titled Favre for the Record.
He was selected 33rd overall in the 1991 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons, but was then traded to the Green Bay Packers.
He has a wife, Deanna, and two daughters, Brittany and Breleigh.
He is an eight time Pro Bowl selection.
He has his own official website.
He went to college at Southern Mississippi.
He is 6'2" tall.
He established the Brett Favre foundation in 1996.
He is 2nd in the NFL history for career touchdown passes (376).
He is the only NFL Player to win three MVP awards in a row (95-97).
He went to Hancock North Central High School in Kiln, Mississippi.
Brett Favre: I consider adversity being good sometimes you know.
Brett Favre: As you get older, you look at things differently.