The first game in the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule is a September 10th matchup at the Chicago Bears. This means we have four days until the kickoff of the 2023 Packers season. As our official countdown here on Let’s Go Wisconsin, we will go over the best players ever to wear the jersey number for the Packers equal to the number of days remaining. Follow along to keep track of how many days until the Packers’ season begins, and share who YOU think the best player to ever wear the Packers’ number is!
With four days until the 2023 Green Bay Packers season, we give you the best players to wear Packers number 4. The official ranking of these players is based on the Approximate Value (AV) from Pro Football Reference. The AV is based on performance and accolades during the time they wore this number in Green Bay.
Without further ado, here are the all-time best players to wear Green Bay Packers number 4.
Best Players to Wear Green Bay Packers Number 4
There have been very few players to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 4 jersey. This is because the number was retired to honor the legendary gunslinger, Brett Favre. We will only discuss him in this article since you likely cannot name another player to wear the number.
1) Brett Favre, QB (1992-2007)
NFL Draft: 1991, Round 2, Pick 33 to the Atlanta Falcons
Obviously, the best player to wear the Green Bay Packers’ number 4 jersey is Brett Favre. Regardless of what your opinion is of Favre’s decision-making on and off the field, there is zero doubt about his career as a football player. He is one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, and he may be the most entertaining player of all time.
The Hall of Famer played 16 seasons for the Green Bay Packers. He totaled 61,655 yards, 442 touchdowns and 286 interceptions as a passer. He led the team to a 160-93 record, and Favre won a Super Bowl and made another. Favre was also a three-time NFL MVP, three-time All-Pro and nine-time Pro Bowler with the Packers. Of course, his most impressive feat was his record for most consecutive states, at 297 (321 including the playoffs).
Who Wears Packers’ Number 4 in 2023?
Currently, no player wears the Green Bay Packers’ number 4 jersey. This is because Green Bay retired the number to honor Brett Favre.