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Favre gets revenge, or something like it

Veteran QB validates comeback with impressive performance against former team

Originally Published: October 6, 2009
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- This one was for Ted Thompson. For Mark Murphy. For Mike McCarthy and the rest of the Green Bay Rubicons.

It was for his former New York Jets teammates, who anonymously ripped his legacy a new one.

It was for every Rodney Harrison, every doubter and every critic who said he was more drama king than quarterback, that he should retire and, for crissakes, stay retired.

But most of all, it was for the guy who didn't act his age, who wore purple and pink and looked ...

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