Favre is gone, but Rodgers says playing in Minnesota will be a challenge

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers received only one Brett Favre question during his weekly press conference Wednesday. But with or without Favre, Rodgers knows the Vikings will be tough at home, especially if they pump in noise.
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Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers received only one Brett Favre question during his weekly press conference Wednesday. But with or without Favre, Rodgers knows the Vikings will be tough at home, especially if they pump in noise.

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