Favre Sets New TD record
ESPN reported that Brett Favre set a new NFL touchdown record in a 23-16 victory over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday.
Favre connected with Greg Jennings on a slant route with 4:32 left in the first quarter at the Metrodome in Minneapolis for record breaking touchdown pass No. 421. He added another touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.
ESPN reported that faithful Packer fans that made it to Minneapolis for the game, along with Viking fans stood and applauded Favre's accomplishment.
This mark surpasses Dan Marino's previous record of 420 touchdown passes.
Marino had held the record since 1995. A recording of Marino was played following the touchdown, in which he congratulated Farve on his accomplishment.
"I loved holding the touchdown record for the past 13 years," Marino said. "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 to win."
Favre went on to complete 32-for-45 for 344 yards in the 23-16 win. His play undoubtable was key in the Packer's victory as they were only able to rush for 48 yards on 18 attempts, reported ABC News.
Just two weeks ago Favre broke the most career victories record previous held by John Elway with a win over the New York Giants.
Following the win over the Vikings, the Packers move to 4-0 on the season. This is the first 4-0 start the Packers have claimed since 1998.