Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) – The Green Bay Packers said Monday they
will honor quarterback Brett Favre in a ceremony during their Thanksgiving
night game against the rival Chicago Bears.
Favre, 45, will have his No. 4 retired on July 18 during the Packers Hall of
Fame induction banquet. His name and jersey will unveiled on the facade at
Lambeau Field during halftime on Nov. 26.
The record-setting quarterback spent 16 seasons with the Packers — the bulk
of his NFL career — and led them to their first Super Bowl title in 29 years
following the 1996 season.
Former Packers general manager Ron Wolf, set to be inducted into the Pro
Football Hall of Fame this August, will be honored in a halftime ceremony
during a Nov. 15 games against Detroit.