"She has been by my side throughout this journey and I'm so excited that she gets to play such an important role for me." By the time Favre slips on the iconic gold jacket in Canton, Ohio, he will have been married to his wife for more than 20 years.
Favre also set league records for pass attempts (10,169), completions (6,300), interceptions (336) and games started (298), and he is second to Peyton Manning in passing yards (71,838) and touchdowns (508)."Serving as Brett's presenter is a great honor," Deanna commented."I am thrilled to be able share this special moment in time with him."Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who plans to attend the ceremony, said (via On Milwaukee): "I just saw [Favre's] wife is going to do the induction speech, that's got to be a great feeling right there for him. To be able to be out there and to see him put that jacket on is going to be really special.On the field, Favre carved out one of the great careers in NFL history.Over 20 seasons, spent mostly with the Packers, he won three MVP awards, went to 11 Pro Bowls and led Green Bay to two Super Bowl appearances and one title.Former Green Bay Packers' quarterback Brett Favre kisses his wife, Deanna, after a game in 2008.
Deanna will present Favre when he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August.While not all of them are enthralling, it's still fun to here these big guys tear up.(Mike Roemer / AP) When Brett Favre gets inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, he will be have an unusual presenter: his wife, Deanna.That will be just the second time an NFL player has chosen his wife to present him, following Mike Singletary, for whom Kim Singletary did the honors in 1998."Deanna is the best teammate I've ever had," Favre said in a statement.Before his wife agreed to marry him, Favre had to agree to go to rehab for an addiction to painkillers he had developed in the NFL; he also put her through episodes of alcoholic and unfaithful behavior.Deanna Favre overcame a 2004 diagnosis of breast cancer, and she has gone on to become an activist in combating and treating the disease.