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Favre sets NFL straight-starts record

Updated: September 20, 2009, 8:01 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Brett Favre has another NFL record.

Favre started Sunday for the 271st straight time in the regular season and threw two touchdown passes to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 27-13.

"Today was really not a whole lot different than last week or last year," said Favre, who turns 40 next month. "Every game I play at this point, I'm pretty grateful. I know how difficult it is."

Defensive end Jim Marshall had the previous mark, starting 270 games ...

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