With all the rumbling after the Redskins game that Favre had lost zip on his deep ball, he put all his critics to rest on Monday night. Favre bombed what he said was two of the best passes he's every thrown for a 79 yard TD to James Jones, and the game winning 82 yard TD to Greg Jennings on the first play in Overtime.
The Pack also found a diamond in the ruff, in Ryan Grant who rushed for 104 yards on 22 carries. Grant filled in for Wynn who was injured again after one carry for 1 yard. McCarthy announced that Grant will start against Kansas City next week.
The Broncos came into Monday night as the worst rush defense in the league and the Packers as the worst rushing team in the league, so something had to give. "I gave those guys the opportunity to run the football tonight," McCarthy said. "We didn't do anything scheme-wise that we haven't done from Day 1. Ryan put his foot down and was one cut north and south, the way you're supposed to."
Read more here from Bob McGinn's article in this morning's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: