>>Favre Headed To Packers Hall Of Fame
(Green Bay, WI) -- Brett Favre [[ Farv ]] is heading to the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. The Packers Hall of Fame Inc. have issued a media advisory relating to a joint announcement regarding Favre on Monday afternoon. Favre announced on his website he will be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame and his number-four will be retired. Favre spent 16 of his 20 NFL seasons in Green Bay, winning a Super Bowl in 1997. He retired in 2008 but later that year decided he still wanted to play. The Packers had already turned to Aaron Rodgers and ended up trading Favre to the Jets. After one season in New York, he played two years with the Minnesota Vikings before retiring for good after the 2010 season. Favre holds many NFL records including most career touchdown passes, passing yards and pass completions.
>>Seven Enshrined In Canton
(Canton, OH) -- There are seven new members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Linebacker Derrick Brooks, punter Ray Guy, defensive ends Michael Strahan [[ STRAY-han ]] and Claude Humphrey, tackle Walter Jones, wide receiver Andre Reed, and cornerback Aeneas Williams were enshrined in Canton on Saturday. The New York Giants beat the Buffalo Bills 17-13 in the annual Hall of Fame Game on Sunday.
>>Giants Beat Bills In Hall Of Fame Game
(Canton, OH) -- Rookie Andre Williams ran for 48 yards and a touchdown as the Giants beat the Bills 17-13 in the Hall of Fame Game at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Eli Manning went 6-for-7 for 43 yards in three series for the G-Men, who went 7-and-9 last season after an 0-and-6 start. Ryan Nassib threw for 139 yards including a 73-yard TD pass to Corey Washington for the go-ahead score in the fourth quarter. Second-year quarterback E.J. Manuel was just 2-of-7 for 19 yards, while Robert Woods had four catches for 49 yards and a score for the Bills, who are coming off their third straight 6-and-10 season. Rookie wide receiver Sammie Watkins, selected fourth overall out of Clemson, did not have a reception on three targets.