|Hall of Fame QBs congratulate Favre on touchdown record|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 30 September 2007 16:22|
Former Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino, whose record Favre broke: ``Hey Brett, it's Dan Marino. I'd like to take a minute to congratulate you on breaking one of the great records in sports. I loved holding the touchdown record for the past 13 years, but if someone was going to break it, I'm glad it was someone like you, who has always competed at the highest level and always played only to win. Over the past 17 years, you've been a credit to the Packers, and to the National Football League and to the sport that we all love so much. Brett, congratulations on touchdown 421!''
and passion for the game. Brett has been a leader on the field and in the community and his long list of accomplishments is truly remarkable. We have been fortunate to be able to watch him play this long and we all look forward to seeing him set many more records.''
Former Packers quarterback Bart Starr: ``It's a remarkable accomplishment and richly deserved. Brett is a fabulous competitor and personifies leadership by example. I've never seen a more enthusiastic player and leader.''
Seattle coach and former Packers coach Mike Holmgren: ``As proud and amazed as I am of what Brett is and has accomplished on the playing field, the thing that impresses me the most is what kind of a man and leader he has become off the field. I have taken great joy in watching him develop as a person and father over his career.''
Former 49ers quarterback Joe Montana: ``I honestly thought Danny's records might never be broken. What Brett has done is a tremendous accomplishment.''
ns, the strengths, and all the intangibles.''
Former 49ers quarterback Steve Young: ``If you haven't played quarterback in the NFL you truly don't understand just how difficult it is, let alone to be great at it. Throwing one touchdown is hard, but to do what Brett has done, come on. You can't give that record enough respect. Couple that with the consecutive-games streak and what he has accomplished is beyond imagination. To have one of those records is astronomical and he's got them all. It was an honor to compete against him and an honor to be his friend.''