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Flashback: Favre leads Packers day after father’s death

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Fourteen years ago, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football. The Packers won the contest 41-7 at Network Associates Coliseum in Oakland, California.

The Packers improved to 9-6 on the season with the win. The Raiders fell to 4-11 with the loss.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre walking off the field with his wife Deanna following the win over the Oakland Raiders one day after his father’s death (Getty Images)

Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre walking off the field with his wife Deanna following the win over the Oakland Raiders one day after his father’s death (Getty Images)

Packers quarterback Brett Favre, who lost his father, Irvin, one day earlier, had one of his best games in the NFL in honor of his father. He went 22 of 30 for 399 passing yards and four touchdowns.

Javon Walker caught two of the touchdowns. Wesley Walls and David Martin caught a touchdown each.

Ahmad Green had 24 carries for 127 yards and a touchdown. Najeh Davenport also had five carries for 18 yards.

Walker had four receptions for 124 yards and two touchdowns. Robert Ferguson had three receptions for 85 yards. Donald Driver had three receptions for 78 yards.

Walls had a 22 yard touchdown reception. Martin had two receptions for four yards and a touchdown.

Raiders quarterback Rick Mirer went 12 of 23 for 114 passing yards and an interception. Rob Johnson also went 6 of 13 for 54 yards and an interception.

Tyrone Wheatley had 10 carries for 56 yards. Charlie Garner had three carries for 27 yards and a touchdown.

Jerry Rice had 10 receptions for 159 yards. Tim Brown had four receptions for 30 yards.

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