Favre Closes in on Montana

Quarterback Brett Favre can pass Joe Montana for sixth place all-time in touchdown passes this Sunday when the Packers host the Atlanta Falcons.

Favre has thrown 272 career TD passes. With two more, he will pass Montana (273) for the sixth-most touchdown passes in history. Next up for Favre: Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Johnny Unitas with 290.

Favre is tied for the league lead with 17 touchdown passes through eight games. He is ranked third among NFL passers with a 94.3 rating.

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