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GREEN BAY, Wis. Grey Air Max 90 2018 . -- Brett Favre was equal parts desperado and virtuoso during his 20-year NFL career that was predicated on taking big risks in the games biggest moments.That style never paid off more handsomely than when he hit Andre Rison with a long TD toss on an audible that kick-started his lone Super Bowl victory. And it never backfired so spectacularly as when he threw careless, late interceptions in two NFC championships.Favres unorthodox style made for one of the most exciting, colorful careers the league has seen.Brett Favres in the top-5 as far as the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game, suggested Hall of Famer John Elway, who led Denver past Favres Packers for the first of his two Super Bowl triumphs in the late 1990s. He was a gunslinger and he wasnt afraid to fail. Thats what made him great.Its what landed him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the headliner next weekend of a class that includes Ken Stabler, Dick Stanfel, Ed DeBartolo Jr., Tony Dungy, Kevin Green, Marvin Harrison and Orlando Pace.Those who cringed as Favre threw off his back foot or across his body to well-covered receivers labeled him a riverboat gambler. His coaches, especially Mike Holmgren, walked a fine line trying to curb his gaffes without cropping his greatness.The punctilious Peyton Manning would break many of his NFL records after Favres retirement in 2011, but Favre still has the longest consecutive starts streak as well as records for most completions, attempts -- and interceptions -- while ranking second to Manning in TD throws and passing yards.Former Packers safety LeRoy Butler said Green Bays defense takes the bulk of the blame for the 286 passes picked off during Favres time in Green Bay because we told him, `Be yourself. Well go get the ball back. When he did that, it was easy for his talent to take over.Showing up week after week, year after year, Favre piled up records and accolades. Yet, it was his unparalleled passion that set him apart.I cant say that I was the best passer. I cant say that I was the most mobile. I cant say that I was the toughest. I cant say all that, Favre mused. But what I can say is that I had the most fun. On and off the field, in the locker room and on the bus rides to the stadium, on the flights back.He brought a childs delight to the game, entertaining teammates on the sideline by imitating old-time announcers. Hed bounce up from a big hit, straighten his facemask and seek out the man who hit him to ask why he didnt hit any harder.You could tell he enjoyed playing. He didnt feel the pressure that a lot of other guys feel, Elway said. He wasnt afraid to fail. He wasnt afraid to make a mistake, and thats why he made so many great plays. He also made some bad ones like playmakers all do, but he made a hell of a lot more great plays than he made bad ones.Favre was a world-class prankster who never let frivolity get in the way of work. He just always found a way to lower the pressure and lighten the mood.With his Southern drawl and razor-sharp timing, Favre was part Huck Finn, part Kevin Hart. He was as wide-eyed when he left the league as he was when he entered it.I could not believe that they were paying me to do what I was doing, Favre said. There were guys that came in and seemed so miserable and I just could not figure it out. I always tried to do my best to keep it as lighthearted as possible.That style drove him out of Atlanta, where he showed up late for the team photo in 1991 before throwing just four passes as a rookie, none of which landed in his receivers hands and two of which were picked off.Ron Wolf, enshrined in the Hall of Fame last summer, arrived in Green Bay in 1992 as its new general manager and his first order of business was trading a first-round pick to the Falcons for Favre.In Week 3, Favre replaced an injured Don Majkowski with Green Bay trailing Cincinnati by two TDs and engineered his first comeback, rallying the Packers to a 24-23 win.He never came off the bench again.The following week he began a stretch of 297 consecutive starts, 321 counting playoffs, that didnt end until Dec. 12, 2010, because of a shoulder injury in his final season, his second in Minnesota after a year with the Jets.Through broken thumbs, concussions, torn biceps, twisted ankles, sprained knees and separated shoulders, he played. He even played one of his greatest games with a broken heart after his father, Irv, died of a heart attack in 2003.A decade earlier, Holmgren was under pressure to bench Favre after a 3-4 start in 1994. Instead, he called him into his office and told him, Were joined at the hip. Either were going to the mountaintop together or were going to the trash heap together.They scaled that summit in 1996, when Favre, who overcame an addition to painkillers in the offseason, led the Packers to their first Super Bowl title in nearly three decades, 35-21 over New England.He won his unprecedented third consecutive MVP award the following season, but Green Bay lost 31-24 to Denver in the Super Bowl.His time with the Packers ended poorly. He announced his retirement during a tearful press conference in 2008, only to change his mind and force his way out in a trade to the Jets.Favres storybook romance with Green Bay almost didnt happen at all, though, because he flunked his physical when he arrived from Atlanta. Favre had gotten hurt in the East-West Shrine game his senior season and the devastating diagnosis was avascular necrosis, similar to what ended Bo Jacksons career. When Wolfs medical staff told him they didnt know how long Favre could possibly play, he retorted, Ill take whatever good years he can possibly give us.And suddenly a losing franchise became a winning franchise, Wolf said.Favre said he owes a forever payable debt to Wolf.Boy, Favre said, what a gamble.What a jackpot, too.---AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and www.twitter.com/AP-NFL---Follow AP Pro Football Writer Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/arniestapleton ;Buy Air Max 90 . 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(STATS) -- They faced each other as opposing starting quarterbacks in the FCS playoffs last season.This year, they are linked by being among the elite signal callers in the nation.South Dakota State sophomore Taryn Christion and Montana senior Brady Gustafson have led their respective teams to Top 10 national rankings while shredding defenses on a weekly basis.On Wednesday, the two quarterbacks were nominated to the STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year Watch List.The nominees:Taryn Christion, South Dakota State, QB, So., 6-2, 215, Sioux Falls, South DakotaAfter splitting time with incumbent quarterback Zach Lujan as a freshman in 2015, Christion won the job in his second season. Hes rewarded the Jackrabbits in a big way, leading an explosive passing attack that features wide receiver Jake Wieneke and tight end Dallas Goedert. … Elusive in the pocket, Christion plays with composure and efficiency. … Guided SDSU to a road upset of then-No. 1 North Dakota State this past Saturday and was named the STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Week. … Ranks second in the FCS in total offense (351.5 ypg), third in touchdown passes (22) and points responsible for (144), and fourth in passing yards per game (323.2). … Finished seventh as a finalist for the 2015 STATS FCS Freshman Player of the Year award and made the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team.Brady Gustafson, Montana, QB, R-Sr., 6-7, 230, Billings, MontanaGustafson is not the next Carson Wentz, but he beat Wentz and North Dakota State in his first career start in 2015. As a senior this year, Gustafson has taken his play to a higher level. … A drop-back quarterback who stands tall in the pocket (hes even slightly bigger than Wentz), Gustafson is a strong decision maker and will work the field for receivers. Hes excelled despite Montana having to replace most of last years reeceiving corps. Discount Air Max 90 Online. … Set a school record with 47 completions (in 59 attempts) against Cal Poly on Sept. 24. … Has completed 165 of 243 passes (67.9 percent) for 1,801 yards and 18 touchdowns against only four interceptions. He ranks seventh nationally in passing yards per game (300.2) … Played in only seven games as a junior because of a leg injury, but he returned to lead an FCS playoff win over South Dakota State.The offensive watch list also includes:Quarterbacks: Aaron Bailey of Northern Iowa, Jeremiah Briscoe of Sam Houston State, Case Cookus of Northern Arizona, Austin Gahafer of Morehead State, Gage Gubrud of Eastern Washington, Devlin Hodges of Samford, KD Humphries of Murray State, Eli Jenkins of Jacksonville State, Kyle Lauletta of Richmond, RJ Noel of Sacred Heart and Peter Pujals of Holy Cross;Running backs: Khalid Abdullah of James Madison, Kendell Anderson of William & Mary, Tarik Cohen of North Carolina A&T, Derrick Craine of Chattanooga, Chase Edmonds of Fordham, Darius Hammond of Charleston Southern, Kade Harrington of Lamar, DeAngelo Henderson of Coastal Carolina, John Santiago of North Dakota, Lenard Tillery of Southern and Darius Victor of Towson;Wide receivers: Emmanuel Butler of Northern Arizona, 2015 award winner Cooper Kupp of Eastern Washington, Justin Watson of Penn and Jake Wieneke of South Dakota State.A national panel of over 150 sports information and media relations directors, broadcasters, writers and other dignitaries will vote on the STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year following the regular season. 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