GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre had one more memorable moment with the Green Bay Packers.
With cold, driving rain drenching Lambeau Field, the Packers unveiled Favre’s name and retired No. 4 on the stadium facade Thursday night at halftime against the Chicago Bears.
Favre thanked his former teammates and fans as the crowd roared its approval. Hall of Famer Bart Starr also was on hand, and the two former quarterbacks embraced at midfield.
The long-anticipated ceremony is the latest step in a lengthy reconciliation between the Packers and their former star quarterback. The three-time MVP helped revive a struggling franchise when he arrived in 1992.
The sides had a messy divorce in 2008 with Favre waffling about retirement.