On September 30, 2007, Brett Farve passed Dan Marino for the all-time touchdown pass record, leading the Green Bay Packers to a 23-16 win the Minnesota Vikings in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
The Packers came out early and Farve threw his 421 touchdown pass, 16 yards to Greg Jennings, in the first quarter. Ryan Longwell made two field goals for the Vikings in the second quarter. Packers kicker Mason Crosby answered with a field goal of his own with two second left in the first half, giving Green Bay a 10-6 lead.
Crosby made a 44 yard field goal to start the second half’s scoring, Longwell was quick to follow. At the end of the third quarter, the Packers held a 13-9 victory.
Crosby kicked off the point accumulation in the fourth quarter with another field goal. With just under six minutes left in the game James Jones caught a 33 yard touch down pass thrown by Farve. Four minutes later, Sidney Rice received a 15 yard pass from Kelly Holcomb and scored the Vikings only touchdown.
After the historic game the Packers kept it perfect with a 4-0 record while the Vikings fell to 1-3.
“You’re never guaranteed about next year. People ask what you think of next season, you have to seize the opportunities when they’re in front of you.” -Brett Farve
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