Brett Favre Labels ’06 Packers Team Most Talented
July 31, 2006 – “I really feel, as far as talent is concerned, this is the most talented team that I’ve been part of as a whole.” That statement, coming from Brett Favre early in training camp, has reporters and fans alike scratching their heads. This from a quarterback who just months earlier was wondering if it was worth returning to the Green Bay Packers for a 15th season after a 4-12 finish in 2005 cost coach Mike Sherman his job. Though he claims the team is talent-laden, Favre further notes that it is also “the most unproven, inexperienced team that I’ve ever played on. The Packers finish 8-8 under first-year coach Mike McCarthy in 2006.