Reynolds sighting: On third-and-6, Dee Brown rushed for a Panthers first down, but Matt Bowen forced a fumble at the end of the run. Jamal Reynolds recovered for the Packers at the Carolina 38-yard-line (9:42, 4th quarter). The Panthers challenged the call on the field, but after reviewing the play, officials ruled that Brown lost control of the football before his knee hit the ground.
Milestones: Steve Warren's sack of Rodney Peete was the first of Warren's career.
Favre file: Brett Favre's 18-yard pass to Donald Driver moved him past Joe Montana for fifth place on the NFL all-time pass completions list with 3,410 … Appearing in his 163rd consecutive game, Favre passed Larry McCarren for the third-longest consecutive games-played streak in Packers history. Forrest Gregg is the leader at 187 consecutive games, followed by Willie Wood's 166 consecutive appearances. Favre also extended his NFL record for consecutive starts by a quarterback to 161.
Rare absence: Tony Carter's start at fullback in place of Henderson marked Henderson's first missed game since the season opener of his rookie year (1995). Hendu's 114 consecutive games-played were second among current Packers to Favre (163 consecutive games today).