Brett lorenzo favre ( f r v () farv born october 10, 1969) is an american former professional football player who was a quarterback in the national football league (nfl), spending the majority of his career with the green bay packers. He was a 20-year veteran of the nfl, having played quarterback for the atlanta falcons in 1991, the packers from 1992 to 2007, the new york jets in. peter king interviews both brett favre and patrick mahomes while they have a catch. Nbcsports nfl patrickmahomes peterking subscribe to nbc sports htt. Until the start of the 2008 season, brett favre was the green bay packers starting quarterback since joining the team in 1992. He joins joe montana in being the only players to win back-to-back mvp awards. Favre led the packers to three consecutive playoff appearances (for the first time since the 1960s) including a superbowl win in 1996. Learn about favres childhood and his pro career with the green bay packers, as well as other teams, at biography. Green bay packers home the official source of the latest packers headlines, news, videos, photos, tickets, rosters, stats, schedule, and gameday information. Favre initially as a college player, set several school records, and in the 1991 nfl draft, the atlanta falcons chose the young qb with the 33rd overall selection. The green bay packers are a professional american football team based in green bay, wisconsin. They are members of the north division of the national football conference (nfc) and are the third-oldest franchise in the national football league (nfl). The club was founded in 1919 by coach, player, and future hall of fame inductee curly lambeau and sports and telegraph editor george whitney calhoun. The green bay packers are a professional american football team that has played professionally in the national football league (nfl) since 1921. The team was founded in 1919 by curly lambeau and george whitney calhoun, and for the next two years played against local teams in wisconsin and michigan. Full disclosure i confess that ive been a green bay packers fan since the age of three. 4 was synonymous with the squad in the late 90s returned to lambeau field one last time on thanksgiving night when the squad.