The Packers were less successful in the years following their two Super Bowl runs, but Favre continued to be productive.
She is credited with getting him clean and sober twice during their marriage, and has written about their marital difficulties.
In 1993 Favre led the Packers to their first play-off appearance in 10 years, and he established himself as one of the premier quarterbacks in the NFL.
Known for his agility, competitiveness, and field presence, he was named the league's Most Valuable Player (MVP) a record three consecutive times (1995, 1996, 1997) and led the league in touchdown passes in each MVP year.
He was drafted by the NFL's Atlanta Falcons in 1991 but was traded to Green Bay the following year after falling out of favor with Atlanta's coaching staff.
Originally a backup quarterback, he started for an injured teammate in the third game of the 1992 season and never relinquished the position.