Monday Night Football Memory: The Day Brett Favre Played Through His Dad’s Sudden Death

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Today in sports history December 22nd, 2003 Brett Favre the day after his father passed away played on Monday Night Football. He led the Green Bay Packers to a win and despite his mourning threw for four touchdowns and 399 yards as the Packs defeated the Oakland Raiders.

Brett Favre was absolutely incredible. He played through injuries his whole career. And then a day of absolute mourning he went out and did something like this? It’s unreal. There was a reason Brett Favre was the most beloved football player in America and the reason for this was the amount of pain and heartbreak he always played through.

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