“I knew it was the last home game,” Favre said afterward. “This also may seem kind of crazy, but I was looking forward to playing in a blizzard.”
Instead, his surprising return ended all too quickly. Bears defensive end Corey Wootton slammed the quarterback to the frigid turf in the second quarter. Favre watched the rest of a 40-14 loss from the bench, his night, and perhaps his career, ended by a concussion.