Favre relaxes, finds comfort in his YAC attack

This season Brett Favre learned to relax and trust his teammates, particularly a receiving corps that excels with gaining yards after the catch. That's one of the reasons behind the team's resurgence.

Originally Published: January 7, 2008
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- No one likes to see a legend linger beyond his time. To many eyes, it appeared the NFL's 2007 season might mark that uncomfortable intersection for Brett Favre.

The Packers' quarterback would turn 38 in October and, despite his protracted decision to return for a 17th campaign, the recent returns suggested he was on the downside. In the previous two seasons, Favre had thrown nine more interceptions than touchdowns (a disturbing first), completed less ...

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