Brett Favre heads to Canton this week to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and looking back, his 1996 season is one of the major reasons why.

Favre won his second consecutive NFL MVP award in 1996, throwing for 3,899 yards and 39 touchdown passes with just 13 interceptions. He then led the Packers to three playoff wins by double digits, the last a 35-21 triumph over New England in Super Bowl XXXI — Green Bay’s first Lombardi Trophy since Super Bowl II, when Vince Lombardi was still the head coach.

The 1996 Packers led the league in both points scored (456) and fewest points allowed (210).

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