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Bitter pill for Favre, Packers to swallow

With one ill-advised pass by Brett Favre, the Packers' dream season came to a sudden and crushing halt, writes Jeffri Chadiha.

Originally Published: January 21, 2008
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre will have a hard time getting over this one.

His team had the frigid weather it wanted, the homefield advantage it coveted and the belief that this was going to be its year. Then, with one ill-advised pass that floated into the hands of New York Giants cornerback Corey Webster in overtime of the Packers' 23-20 loss in the NFC Championship Game, the dream was over. All the good vibes that had blossomed this season seeped ...

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