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A Thaw in Favre-Rodgers Cold War

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For the first time in five years, there seems to be a winter thaw happening in Green Bay. The February temperatures remain frigid, but the climate between current Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his predecessor Brett Favre appears to be warming following their joint appearance at Saturday's NFL Honors event.

The scripted moment, which onstage seemed to still show traces of the awkwardness that remained following Favre's contentious departure from the Packers in 2008, wasn't so bad, according to Rodgers. On his weekly radio show, the 2011 NFL MVP said it's time for the Packers to once again embrace Favre's role in the team's history.

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