In this Aug. 21 photo, Minnesota Vikings fans wait for the arrival of new Minnesota Viking quarterback Brett Favre before warm ups for an NFL preseason football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Minneapolis. For almost 20 years, Brett Favre was like a member of every Wisconsin family. To be from Wisconsin is to be a Green Bay Packers fan, and the fun-loving quarterback rejuvenated the storied franchise, brought the Lombardi Trophy back to Titletown and turned “Cheesehead” from an insult into a boast. No wonder an entire state is angst-ridden over Sunday’s game at Lambeau Field against the Minnesota Vikings, the Packers’ loathsome rival, and Favre’s new team.
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