Brett Favre's Career Highlights

All-League Teams

All-Pro: 1995 (AP, PFWA, SN)  ·  1996 (AP, PFWA, SN)  ·  1997 (AP, PFWA, SN)

All-Pro Second Team: 2002 (AP)  ·  2007 (AP)

All-NFC: 1995 (UPI, PW)  ·  1996 (UPI, PW)  ·  1997 (PW)  ·  2002 (PW)  ·  2003 (PW)  · 2007 (PW)


Pro Bowls

(11) – 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998*, 2002*, 2003*, 2004*, 2008*, 2009*, 2010* 

*Did not play

     

In the NFL Record Book (at time of his retirement following 2010 season)

  • [1st] Most Passes Attempted, Career – 10,169
  • [1st] Most Passes Completed, Career – 6,300
  • [1st] Most Passing Yards, Career – 71,838
  • [1st] Most Seasons, 3,000 or More Yards Passing – 18
  • [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 508
  • [1st] Most Games, Four or More Touchdown Passes, Career – 23
  • [1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Career – 336
  • [1st] Most Times Sacked, Career – 525
  • [1st] Most Fumbles, Career – 166
  • [Tied for 1st] Longest Pass Completion – 99 (to Robert Brooks, vs. Chicago, Sept. 11, 1995)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Seasons, Leading the League, Passing Touchdowns – 4
  • [2nd] Most Consecutive Games Played, Career – 299
  • [2nd] Most Games, 300 or More Yards Passing – 62
  • [2nd] Most Consecutive Games with a Touchdown Pass – 36 (2002-04)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Seasons, Leading the League, Passing Touchdowns – 3 (1995-97)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Games, Four or More Touchdown Passes, Season – 5
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Fumbles, Game – 6 (vs Tampa Bay, Dec. 7, 1998)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Seasons Leading League, Passing Attempts – 3

 

Postseason Records

  • [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Career – 791
  • [1st] Most Pass Completions, Career – 481
  • [1st] Most Passing Yards, Career – 5,855
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Games with a Touchdown Passes – 20 (1995-2009)
  • [1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Career – 30
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Game – 6 (vs. St. Louis, 2001)
  • [2nd] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 44
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 4 (vs. Dallas, 2009)

 

Super Bowl Records

  • [2nd] Longest Pass Completion – 81 (to Antonio Freeman, vs. New England, Super Bowl XXXI)

 

Pro Bowl Records

  • [3rd] Highest Average Gain Per Pass Attempt, Career – 8.12
     

Team Records

Packers records held by Favre

(Records through the 2007 season, Favre’s final season with Green Bay)

  • [1st] Most Games Played – 255
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Games Played – 255
  • [1st] Most Seasons Leading the Team in Pass Attempts – 16
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading the Team in Pass Attempts – 16
  • [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Career – 8,754
  • [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Season – 613 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 61 (vs. San Francisco, Oct. 14, 1996)
  • [1st] Most Pass Completions, Career – 5,377
  • [1st] Most Pass Completions, Season – 372 (2005)
  • [1st] Most Pass Completions, Game – 36 (at Chicago, Dec. 5, 1993)
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Pass Completions, Game – 20 (at Detroit, Nov. 22, 2007)
  • [1st] Highest Passer Rating, Career – 85.8
  • [1st] Most Seasons, 3,000 or More Yards Passing – 16
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Seasons, 3,000 or More Yards Passing – 16
  • [1st] Most Games 300 or More Yards Passing, Career – 55
  • [1st] Longest Pass Completion – 99 (to Reggie Brooks, vs. Chicago, Sept. 11, 1995)
  • [1st] Highest Completion Percentage, Career – 61.42
  • [1st] Highest Completion Percentage, Season – 66.54 (2007)
  • [1st] Most Seasons Leading Team in Yards Passing – 16
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading Team in Yards Passing – 16
  • [1st] Most Yards Passing, Career – 61,655
  • [1st] Most Seasons Leading League, Passing Touchdowns – 4 (1995-97, 2003)
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Seasons Leading League, Passing Touchdowns – 3 (1995-97)
  • [1st] Most Passing Touchdowns, Career – 442
  • [1st] Most Passing Touchdowns, Seasons – 39 (1996)
  • [1st] Most Games, Four or More TD Passes in a Game, Career – 19
  • [1st] Most Games, Four or More TD Passes in a Game, Season – 5 (1996)
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Games, Four or More TD Passes in a Game – 2 (1996, 2003)
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Games with a Touchdown Pass – 36 (2002-04)
  • [1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Career – 286
  • [1st] Lowest Percentage of Passes Intercepted, Career – 3.27
  • [1st] Most Times Sacked, Career – 438
  • [1st] Most Games 300 or More Yards Passing, Season – 7 (1995, 2007)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Seasons – 16
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Seasons Leading the League in Pass Attempts – 3 (1999, 2005-06)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Consecutive Games 300 or More Yards Passing – 3 (2007 - twice)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Passing Touchdowns, Game – 5 (vs. Chicago, Nov. 12, 1995; vs. Minnesota, Sept. 21, 1997; at Carolina, Sept. 27, 1998)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Season – 29 (2005)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Pass Attempts Without an Interception, Game – 46 (vs. Minnesota, Nov. 11, 2007
  • [2nd] Most Seasons Leading League in Completion Percentage – 1 (1998)
  • [2nd] Most Passes Intercepted, Game – 5 (at Cincinnati, Oct. 30, 2005)
  • [2nd] Most Pass Attempts, Season – 607 (2005)
  • [2nd] Most Pass Completions, Season – 363 (1994)
  • [2nd] Most Yards Passing, Season – 4,413 (1995)
  • [2nd] Highest Passer Rating, Season – 99.5 (1995)
  • [2nd] Highest Completion Percentage, Season – 65.39 (2003)
  • [2nd] Most Passing Touchdowns, Seasons – 38 (1995)
  • [2nd] Most Games, Four or More TD Passes in a Game, Season – 3 (1995)
  • [2nd] Most Consecutive Games Without an Interception – 163 (1995-96)
  • [2nd] Most Pass Attempts Without an Interception, Game – 45 (vs. San Diego, Sept. 23, 2007; at Minnesota, Sept. 30, 2007)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons Leading League in Pass Completions – 2 (1998, 2005)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Games 300 or More Yards Passing, Season – 6 (1999)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Games 300 or More Yards Passing – 2 (1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2006)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons Leading League in Passing – 2 (1995, 1998)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Passing Touchdowns, Game – 4 (16 times)
  • [3rd] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 58 (at Chicago, Dec. 4, 2005)
  • [3rd] Most Pass Completions, Season – 359 (1995)
  • [3rd] Most Consecutive Games with a Touchdown Pass – 18 (1997-98)
  • [3rd] Most Yards Passing, Game – 402 (at Chicago, Dec. 5, 1993)
  • [3rd] Highest Completion Percentage, Season – 64.12 (1992)
  • [3rd] Highest Average Yards Gained Game – 14.52 (at Indianapolis, Nov. 16, 1997)
  • [3rd] Highest Completion Percentage, Game – 82.14 (at Cleveland, Nov. 19, 1995)
  • [3rd] Most Passing Touchdowns, Seasons – 35 (1997)
  • [3rd] Most Pass Attempts Without an Interception, Game – 44 (at Indianapolis, Sept. 26, 2004)
  • [3rd] Lowest Percentage of Passes Intercepted, Season – 2.28 (1995)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Games 300 or More Yards Passing, Season – 5 (2004)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Games, Four or More TD Passes in a Game, Season – 2 (1997, 2003, 2004)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Passes Intercepted, Season – 24 (1993)
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Times Sacked, Season – 40 (1996)

 

Postseason Records

  • [1st] Most Pass Completions, Career – 438
  • [1st] Most Pass Completions, Game – 28 (at Dallas, Jan. 16, 1994)
  • [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Career – 721
  • [1st] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 45 (at Dallas, Jan. 16, 1994)
  • [1st] Most Yards Passing, Career – 5,311
  • [1st] Most 300-Yard Passing Games, Career – 3
  • [1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Career – 39
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Games With a Touchdown Pass – 18
  • [1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Career – 28
  • [1st] Most Passes Intercepted, Game – 6 (at St. Louis Rams, Jan. 20, 2002)
  • [1st] Longest Pass Completion – 90 (to Donald Driver, vs. N.Y. Giants, Jan. 20, 2008 - TD)
  • [1st] High Completion Percentage, Game – 78.26 (vs. Seattle, Jan. 12, 2008 – 18-23)
  • [1st] Most Games – 22
  • [2nd] Most Pass Completions, Game – 26 (at St. Louis, Jan. 20, 2002; vs. Seattle, Jan. 4, 2004)
  • [2nd] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 44 (at St. Louis, Jan. 20, 2002)
  • [2nd] Most Yards Passing, Game – 331 (at Dallas, Jan. 16, 1994)
  • [2nd] Most Passes Intercepted, Game – 4 (vs. Minnesota, Jan. 2005)
  • [2nd] Longest Pass Completion – 81 (to Antonio Freeman, vs. New England, Super Bowl XXXI - TD)
  • [2nd] High Completion Percentage, Game – 75.86 (vs. San Francisco, Jan. 13, 2002 – 22-29)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Touchdown Passes, Game – 3 (at Detroit, Jan. 8, 1994, vs. Atlanta, Dec. 31, 1995; at Dallas, Jan. 14, 1996; vs. Denver, Super Bowl XXXII; vs. Seattle, Jan. 12, 2008)
  • [3rd] Most Pass Completions, Game – 25 (vs. Denver, Super Bowl XXXII)
  • [3rd] Most Pass Attempts, Game – 42 (vs. Denver, Jan. 25, 1998; vs. Atlanta, Jan. 4, 2003)
  • [3rd] Most Yards Passing, Game – 319 (vs. Seattle, Jan. 4, 2004)
  • [3rd] Longest Pass Completion – 73 (to Robert Brooks, at Dallas, Jan. 14, 1996 - TD)
  • [3rd] High Completion Percentage, Career – 60.75
  • [3rd] High Completion Percentage, Game – 75.00 (at San Francisco, Jan. 6, 1996 – 21-28)

Jets records held by Favre

(Records through the 2008 season, Favre’s only season with New York)

  • [1st] Highest Passing Completion Percentage, Career – 65.7
  • [1st] Most Pass Completions, Season – 343 (2008)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 6 (vs. Arizona, Sept. 28, 2008)
  • [2nd] Most Pass Attempts, Season – 522 (2008)
  • [3rd] Highest Passing Completion Percentage, Season – 65.7 (2008)

 

Vikings records held by Favre

(Records through the 2010 season, Favre’s last season with Minnesota)

  • [1st] Highest Passing Completion Percentage, Game – 88.0 (vs. Seattle, Nov. 22, 2009)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Games, 300 or More Yards Passing, Season – 6 (2009)
  • [2nd] Highest Passer Rating, Season – 107.2 (2009)
  • [2nd] Highest Passer Rating, Career – 92.2
  • [2nd] Highest Passing Completion Percentage, Season – 68.4 (2009)
  • [2nd] Highest Passing Completion Percentage, Game – 85.2 (at Detroit, Sept. 20, 2009)
  • [2nd] Lowest Interception Percentage, Season – 1.3 (2009)
  • [3rd] Most Consecutive Passes Without an Interception – 159 (2009)
  • [Tied for 3nd] Most Passing Touchdowns, Season – 33 (2009)

 

Postseason Records

  • [Tied for 1st] Most Touchdown Passes, Game – 4  (vs. Dallas, Jan. 17, 2010)

                

League/Team Statistical Titles

NFL Statistical Championships

            Passing TD Titles: 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003

 

NFC Statistical Championships

            Passing Titles: 1995

            Passing TD Titles: 1995, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003

 

Team Statistical Championships

Passing Titles: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008NYJ, 2009MIN, 2010MIN

                   

NYJ New York Jets           MIN Minnesota Vikings            
All other titles won Green Bay Packers

                                                                                                                                                    

Awards and Honors

  • NFL All-Decade Team of 1990s
  • 1995 NFL Most Valuable Player (AP, PFWA, PFW, SI)
  • 1995 NFL Player of the Year (The Sporting News,  Football Digest, Miller Lite, the Maxwell Club, the Touchdown Club of Columbus)
  • 1995 Pro Football Performer of  the Year (ESPN’s ESPY Awards)
  • 1995 NFC Player of the Year (Football News, Touchdown Club of Columbus)
  • 1995 NFC Offensive Player of the Year (United Press International and the Kansas City Committee of 10)
  • 1995 NFL QB of the Year (National Quarterback Club)
  • 1996 NFL Most Valuable Player (AP)
  • 1996 NFL Player of the Year (The Sporting News, Football Digest, Miller Lite, the Maxwell Club, the Touchdown Club of Columbus,  Victor Awards)
  • 1996 Pro Football Performer of  the Year (ESPN’s ESPY Awards)
  • 1996 NFL Offensive Player of the Year (PFW, College & Pro Football Newsweekly, NEA)
  • 1996 NFC Player of the Year (Football News)
  • 1996 NFC Offensive Player of the Year (United Press International and the Kansas City Committee of 10)
  • 1997 NFL Most Valuable Player (AP)
  • 2002 NFL Player of the Year (Sports Illustrated)
  • 2007 Sports Illustrated ‘Sportsman of the Year’
  • 2007 NFC Offensive  Player of the Year (Kansas City Committee of 101)
  • 2009 Viking Offensive MVP

 

Year-by-Year Team Records

1991       Atlanta Falcons..................... 10-6-0    (2nd)

1992       Green Bay Packers.................. 9-7-0    (2nd)

1993       Green Bay Packers................. 9-7-0    (3rd)

1994       Green Bay Packers................. 9-7-0    (2nd)

1995       Green Bay Packers............... 11-5-0    (1st)

1996       Green Bay Packers............... 13-3-0    (1st)

1997       Green Bay Packers............... 13-3-0    (1st)

1998       Green Bay Packers............... 11-5-0    (2nd)

1999       Green Bay Packers.................. 8-8-0    (4th)

2000       Green Bay Packers.................. 9-7-0    (3rd)

2001       Green Bay Packers............... 12-4-0    (2nd)

2002       Green Bay Packers............... 12-4-0    (1st)

2003       Green Bay Packers............... 10-6-0    (1st)

2004       Green Bay Packers............... 10-6-0    (1st)

2005       Green Bay Packers................ 4-12-0    (5th)

2006       Green Bay Packers.................. 8-8-0    (2nd)

2007       Green Bay Packers............... 13-3-0    (1st)

2008       New York Jets........................... 9-7-0    (3rd)

2009       Minnesota Vikings................ 12-4-0    (1st)

2010       Minnesota Vikings................... 6-10-0    (5th)

(Division Finish in Parentheses)
Qualified for Postseason in Bold

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