Favre heads back to where he started

Georgia Dome the site of Favre's first road start

Packers quarterback Brett Favre will complete a trifecta on the schedule that has conjured up the building blocks of his ongoing starting streak.

Two Sundays ago, Green Bay played Cincinnati, the opponent against which Favre relieved an injured Don Majkowski during the first quarter and rallied the Packers to a last-minute win Sept. 20, 1992.

Last Sunday, the Packers played Pittsburgh, the opponent against which Favre subsequently made his first NFL start Sept. 27, 1992, earning a 17-3 victory.

Now, the Packers will play the Atlanta Falcons in the Georgia Dome on Sunday, against whom Favre made his first road start on Oct. 4, 1992, losing 24-10. Favre, who had been traded by the Falcons to Green Bay for a first-round draft pick in the 1992 off-season, was 33-of-43 passing for 276 yards and a touchdown with an interception.

Favre, a second-round draft pick of Atlanta in 1991, has started 213 straight games (233 counting the playoffs).


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