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Butler counts Favre among his career highlights

LeRoy Butler

Part 2 of a series.<p> Long-time Packer safety LeRoy Butler saw a lot of teammates come and go during his 12-year tenure. One stands out above the rest, even though they were never actually on the field at the same time. In Part 2 of our series, Butler reminisces about quarterback Brett Favre.<P>

Butler recounted his favorite Favre story for a reporter from the Kenosha News when he visited the small southeastern Wisconsin city recently for an appearance at a charity event. Butler has fond memories of the then-27-year-old QB on the brink of a championship: "Probably beating Carolina in Lambeau Field to go to the Super Bowl. He was very tense before the game, and he just knew the next game... Recommended Stories

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