Favre's performance earns nomination

Quarterback Brett Favre's stellar performance in the Metrodome on Christmas Eve has earned recognition as one of the FedEx Express NFL Player of the Week nominees, the league announced.<P>

Jake Delhomme of the Carolina Panthers and Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts are also finalists for the award honoring the best performances of games played Dec. 24-27.

Favre completed 30 of 43 passes for 365 yards and three touchdowns for a passer rating of 109.2 in the Packers' 34-31 victory over the NFC North-rival Minnesota Vikings. Favre threw touchdown passes of three, nine and 22 yards and led the Packers 76 yards in the final 1:35 to set up the game-winning field goal.

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