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Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News and Links for July 16, 2015

More Favre retrospectives are out today, while we need to slow our roll on the London game.

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Brett Favre week continues today, as we are now two days away from the legendary quarterback's induction into the Packers Hall of Fame. Today's curds feature a look back at his first game action with the Packers, a moment which was a sign of many things to come in his career, and six individual plays that truly define him as a player.

In other news, that London game against Jacksonville is suddenly no sure thing, and it appears that everyone may have jumped the gun on assuming it was a done deal. Personally, I would still like to see it happen (especially because I would try to make the trip for it), but we will just have to wait and see.

Brett Favre became a superstar in 1992 |
Former Packer beat writer Bud Lea recounts Favre's first game action with the Packers back in 1992, when he led the team to a comeback victory over the Bengals - but not before forgetting the score and having to hold for Chris Jacke's extra point.

Brett Favre in 6 signature plays |
I was there for play number 6. Which of these did you see in person?

Peter King: Brett Favre wanted to play for the Bears in 2008 - Windy City Gridiron
I seem to remember this coming out after his trade to the Jets, that Chicago or Minnesota were among his preferred destinations, but I can't be sure. In any case, as bad as it was to see Favre come to Lambeau wearing Vikings purple, it would have been worse in blue and orange.

NFC North Q&A: Who is on the hottest seat in the division? |
The right answer is Jay Cutler, but for some inexplicable reason, ESPN's Vikings blogger picks Aaron Rodgers. Huh?

Long-speculated Packers game in London appears to be in question | 247Sports
Apparently we need to pump the brakes on the London reports - sources inside the Packers' offices are saying that they have not yet been contacted about playing the Jaguars across the pond, and Jacksonville might not want to give up that game, which should be a lock to sell out if it's held in Florida.

2015 Most Important Packers No. 14: Casey Hayward, CB | ESPN Wisconsin
Jason Wilde is breaking down the players the top 20 players whom Packers can least afford to lose to injury. Today's is Hayward - after all, if he goes down, it's likely a rookie who is stepping in to take his place.

Justin Houston, Chiefs agree to record 6-year, $101 million deal -
Back in Houston's draft year of 2011, there was much clamoring for the Packers to draft him, even as high as the 32nd pick of the first round. Instead, they chose Derek Sherrod, Houston fell to the 70th overall pick, and now he's got more money than he knows what to do with.