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Brett Favre's time to be honored by the Packers has come

The great thaw is nearly complete. The big weekend in Green Bay is finally here for Brett Favre.The former quarterback renowned for his durability and gunslinger mentality will be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-07-17/brett-favres-time-be-honore-p
Jerome Bettis heads class inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

...that the only way you can grow is that you've got to ask for help."Wolf, who hired Mike Holmgren and traded for Brett Favre shortly after taking over in 1991, led off by praising the core that restored the Packers to legitimacy after two decades...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-08/jerome-bettis-heads-class-ind
Diverse eight-man group to enter Pro Football Hall of Fame

...Dungy and Peyton Manning. Polian enters as a contributor. So does Ron Wolf, who hired Mike Holmgren, traded for Brett Favre and returned Green Bay to its "Titletown USA" status as general manager in the 1990s.Seau spent 20 years stamping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-08-07/diverse-eight-man-group-enter
Brett Favre digs the drama

There was major flooding this week in Wisconsin, a state where Brett Favre used to ply his trade.It was getting pretty deep once again down in Mississippi, too, in what has now become an annual rite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2010-07-24/brett-favre-digs-drama
NFL | Sports
Brett Favre, the Green Bay Packers and men of valor

...League season is over, and outstanding Packer quarterback Brett Favre has decided to retire, it may be time to reflect on...at least one recipient. At that dinner, Deanna and Brett Favre received an award from the Medal of Honor Society for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/09/op_190322.shtml
Opinion columns
Brett Favre festivities mark rare night in Augusta GreenJackets history

...GreenJackets, never too shy for a wacky promotion, honored Green Bay's former/possibly current quarterback with a Brett Favre Night during the game against the Savannah Sand Gnats It was only fitting that the GreenJackets won with four runs on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/billy-byler/2008-08-05/brett-favr
Peers ponder Favre's legacy

...Romo is going to miss watching Brett Favre as much as anyone. The Cowboys...honor to have competed against Brett Favre in his last game," Webster said...has given more to our game than Brett Favre. There is no player I respect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/05/pro_189782.shtml
NFL
NFL draft is an inexact science

...Dan McGwire, Todd Marinovich and Brett Favre jump out of the 1991 NFL draft...the quirkiest ever. Yes, THAT Brett Favre, taken 33rd overall, the sixth...nice player, but Favre is ... BRETT FAVRE. Yes, the draft is an inexact...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/15/oth_226146.shtml
Other sports
Pack pad division lead

DETROIT --- Brett Favre sported a white T-shirt, carpenter's pants and a scruffy beard...their fourth consecutive Thanksgiving Day loss, Green Bay quarterback Brett Favre tied a franchise record with 20 completions in a row, two shy of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/23/pro_153816.shtml
NFL
Favre limited to soft tosses

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --- Brett Favre still hasn't been able to throw a proper pass in practice...tendinitis in his throwing elbow and calf, back and neck soreness."Brett Favre, as you guys know, is a special, special player and he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2010-12-10/favre-limited-soft-tosses
NFL | Sports