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Rodgers disappointed by Favre cancelation; hopes for Starr recovery

 Photo/ Aaron Rodgers was looking forward to seeing Brett Favre and Bart Starr at the Nov. 9 game against Chicago. GREEN BAY – Aaron Rodgers was disappointed to hear Tuesday that Brett Favre’s return to Lambeau Field has been postponed, but Rodgers’ greater concern is with the health of his role model and another of his retired Green Bay Packers quarterbacking predecessors: Pro Football Hall of Famer Bart Starr.That said, Rodgers still believes Packers fans will see Favre back at Lambeau Field later this season.ESPN’s Ed Werder spoke with Favre Tuesday and Favre said that because...

Brett Favre delays return to Green Bay because of Bart Starr's health

The Packers were crafting plans to have Starr and Favre on the field as honorary captains during the Nov. 9 game against the Chicago Bears, ESPN reports.
Bleeding Green Nation Oct 21, 2014

NFL Power Rankings 2014, Week 8: Eagles stay put

Ranking all 32 NFL Teams. Now that Week 7 of the 2014 NFL season is over, it's time to see where all 32 teams rank. For reference purposes, here is a link to last week's NFL Power Rankings. Twitter: Follow @BrandonGowton The Philadelphia Eagles did not play. They had their bye this week. Let's dive right in to the rankings. BLG's WEEK 8 POWER RANKINGS 1) Denver Broncos (Last Week: 1) - Still on top. Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre's NFL record for career touchdown passes. 2) Dallas Cowboys (LW: 3) - Dallas is red hot with six straight wins. Running back DeMarco Murray has already...
Niners Nation Oct 21, 2014

Golden Nuggets: Mile High Migraine

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 edition of the Golden Nuggets, a daily compilation of San Francisco 49ers links from the Internet The Niners decided to watch history being made rather than play a football game. Just kidding! They did play, but were just overmatched on this historic night. Peyton Manning passed Brett Favre for most TDs in a career. Peyton dissected the Niners LBs and secondary. Tramaine Brock had a rough night coming back from his injury. With a injury ruling out Patrick Willis, the team's defensive leader, it was always going to be a tough task against this offense. Michael...
Denver Post Oct 20, 2014
John Fox says Broncos have

John Fox says Broncos have "no excuses" vs. Chargers in short work week

The assault on Brett Favre's record is over. The quest for a fourth consecutive division title begins. Thursday's opponent muddies a short week.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 20, 2014

Jenn Sterger warns Peyton Manning about texts from ex-Jet Brett Favre after breaking touchdown record

The former Jets sideline reporter who alleged that Favre sent her X-rated photos from his cell phone brought up the QB again on Sunday.

Final: 49ers suffer second-most lopsided loss under Harbaugh, fall 42-17 to Manning-led Broncos

Peyton Manning’s record-setting night wreaked embarrassing havoc on a 49ers team that looked doomed from the outset. Manning threw four touchdown passes to eclipse Brett Favre for the NFL’s all-time career lead, serving as Sunday night’s show stopper in the… Continue Reading →

Brett Favre opens up about Rodgers, Harvin and Manning's pursuit of TD record

Former Packers quarterback Brett Favre was a guest analyst on ‘NFL GameDay Morning,’ where he shared his thoughts on Aaron Rodgers’ play, former teammate Percy Harvin’s trade, and Peyton Manning’s pursuit of his touchdown record.
Battle Red Blog Oct 19, 2014

Sunday Night Football Open Thread: 49ers v. Broncos

Tonight Peyton Manning might break Brett Favre's league-best record 508 touchdown passes. Talk Sunday Night Football on Battle Red Blog in this open thread. The second-ranked AFC West team hosts the second-ranked NFC West team.  Denver has a 4-1 record, and is one game behind the 5-1 Chargers.  San Francisco has a 4-2 record, and are pushing the division-leading 4-1 Cardinals. BRONCOS Peyton Manning enters the game with 506 career touchdown passes, and only needs three more to surpass the long-standing NFL record of 508 by Brett Favre.  To get there, Peyton certainly has plenty of...
Denver Post Oct 16, 2014

Brett Favre's charity Skor's big for breast cancer, disadvantaged children

This week, former NFL quarterback great Brett Favre merged his foundation that aids disadvantaged children with his wife Deanna's charity for breast cancer and called it Favre For Hope.

Brett Favre's charity Skor's big for breast cancer, disadvantaged children

This week, former NFL quarterback great Brett Favre merged his foundation that aids disadvantaged children with his wife Deanna's charity for breast cancer and called it Favre For Hope. That charity also teamed with Sqor.com this week to raise $810,000 in the last four days. “Her having breast cancer years ago, it’s near and dear to [...]
San Jose Mercury News Oct 15, 2014

Can 49ers keep Peyton Manning from breaking Favre's record Sunday?

Odds are the 49ers will allow three touchdown passes to Peyton Manning on Sunday night and he'll overtake Brett Favre for the NFL's all-time lead.

Rodgers reconsiders: Playing at 40 a possibility

 Photo/ Aaron Rodgers has changed his mind and now thinks he could play until he’s 40, kind of like the guy who came before him. GREEN BAY – A few years ago, Aaron Rodgers had no interest in still playing football at age 40.His predecessor as the Green Bay Packers’ starting quarterback, Brett Favre, was completing his career with the Minnesota Vikings, and Rodgers didn’t have any interest in being a fortysomething and still lacing up his cleats.Now, though, having had a recent revelation about his offseason training and seen changes to the way the game is officiated, Rodgers can...
Mile High Report Oct 14, 2014

Manning Up: Three more down, three to go

With Manning swiftly approaching Brett Favre's all-time touchdown record, we break down why Julius Thomas thought scoring this weekend on the Jets was "so easy", and take a detailed look at each individual touchdown. Recap of Last Week: Last week, Peyton made history yet again, becoming the second quarterback of all-time to throw for 500 career touchdown passes. He then continued his pursuit of Favre's all-time record of 508 touchdown passes with three more touchdowns, making it a four-TD day against the Cardinals. Following last week, Manning sat just six touchdowns back of the all-time...
Pride Of Detroit Oct 13, 2014

The Lions are finally a defensive team and I love it

How the Detroit Lions' change in identity to defense has made them a better and more likable team. As I started to really learn football in the late '90s and early '00s, I quickly became enamored with defense. While quarterbacks like Brett Favre, Troy Aikman and a young Tom Brady dominated highlight-reel packages, I was glued to my television watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens and yes, even the Chicago Bears, consistently wow me. With everyone obsessed over stats and touchdowns and shootouts, I was curious and befuddled that teams could still win games 6-3 or 9-0. When I...

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