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Favre’s Flip-Flop Fuels Bitter Packers-Vikings Rivalry

October 4, 2009 by  
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By Dave Campbell, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Mon, October 5th

MINNEAPOLIS – These Midwestern states of Wisconsin and Minnesota have much in common, including an intense dislike of each other’s football teams.

It’s more polite than the East Coast, but this is a true story: An angry Vikings fan was once arrested for trying to light a Packers backer on fire.

Only Aaron Rodgers has been sacked more this season than Brett Favre.

Only Aaron Rodgers has been sacked more this season than Brett Favre.

So when Brett Favre called off retirement for a second straight summer and did the unthinkable by signing with the Vikings, that loathing toward the NFL’s all-time leading passer formally shifted east to Wisconsin.

On Monday night, Minnesota will host Green Bay at the Metrodome in Favre’s first game against his old team.

 Full Story from Slam Sports here

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