Packers Hall of Fame opens new Brett Favre exhibit

Posted at 6:07 PM, Aug 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-31 19:55:10-04

GREEN BAY -- With the snip of a ribbon, the Brett Favre exhibit at the Packers Hall of Fame is open for the season.

"We're really proud to be able to honor his many accomplishments," said Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy.

A Packers player for 16 years, from 1992 to 2008, Favre was the NFL's MVP three consecutive years, making him the only person in NFL history to do that.

"When Brett showed up you know you could tell it was a special person," said Lloyd Wettstein of Appleton.

Wettstein could be considered one of Favre's biggest fans.  His collection of more than 500 Favre figurines and memorabilia was donated to the Hall of Fame Favre exhibit.

"The only people that would see it would be grandchildren and my children.  I thought this would be an appropriate thing to do to let everybody else see it all too," explained Wettstein.
Among the many pictures and timelines of the great number 4's achievements, is Favre's locker that he used while playing for the green and gold.
"Brett was the first player in NFL history to pass for 500 touchdowns, to throw for over 70,000 yards, 6,000 completions and over 10,000 pass attempts," said Packers Hall of Fame president, Perry Kidder.
The Favre display will stay up at the Packers Hall of Fame through training camp 2017.