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Rivalry gets personal with Favre

Players couldn't discount the spice that Brett Favre adds to the normally charged Green Bay-Minnesota rivalry. There are so many reasons for the rivalry, but Favre brings it to fever-pitch levels and the players all know it.

The Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers rivalry isn't rivaled by any other sports in the area. The Twins are in a heated pennant race. The Gophers are fighting for respect with a border battle against Wisconsin. But when it's Packers week, the attention of Minnesota is focused on the Vikings. The fact that the Vikings now have Brett Favre and the Packers don't has only added gasoline to an... Recommended Stories