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HOF 2016: Brett Favre headlines 2016 Hall of Fame class

Brett Favre was equal parts desperado and virtuoso during his 20-year NFL career that was predicated on taking big risks in the game's biggest moments.

That style never paid off more handsomely than when he hit Andre Rison with a long TD toss on an audible that kick-started his lone Super Bowl victory. And it never backfired so spectacularly as when he threw careless, late interceptions in two NFC championships.

Favre's unorthodox style made for one of the most exciting, colorful careers the league has seen.

"Brett Favre's in the top-5 as far as the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game," suggested Hall of Famer John Elway, who led Denver past...

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