Packers refuse to blame QB

Updated: January 11, 2004, 10:31 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Brett Favre heaved one to the heavens one more time, yet this prayer went unanswered.

Ever since his father died, Favre and the Green Bay Packers had felt they were charmed. He would throw the ball up for grabs, and it always came down in his receivers' waiting hands.

In double coverage, triple coverage, didn't matter.

Not this time.

Favre was blitzed and floated an ill-advised rainbow to Javon Walker on the Packers' first snap of overtime.


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