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All appears to be forgiven as Favre’s number will be retired by Packers

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

As the Green Bay Packers’ wait to retire Brett Favre’s No. 4 played out in recent years, there were some Vikings fans who suggested it would be great fun to have their team beat the Packers to the punch and retire Favre’s number in purple.

Favre, of course, had an MVP-type season as he led the Vikings to the 2009 NFC title game.

The suggestion that Minnesota retire Favre’s number was made in a joking manner, but the fact one of the greatest Packers player of all time hadn’t been honored showed just how deep the rift had been between organization and…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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