Brett Favre was brutally mocked by NFL fans after admitting he was "baffled" by how little Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers turns the ball over.
The retired NFL legend won Super Bowl XXXI with the Wisconsin franchise, delivering the Packers their first title in 29 years with victory over the New England Patriots in 1996.
Favre took Green Bay to the Super Bowl again the year after, but they lost to the Denver Broncos, with the Packers having to wait another 14 years for Rodgers to guide them to a second ring.
Green Bay have a chance to seal a third Super Bowl victory this season, having made the NFC Championship game with victory over the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field last time out.
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Rodgers thoroughly impressed his predecessor in the win over Russell Wilson and the Seahawks, with the Packers star throwing for 243 yards and two touchdowns without turning the ball over.
Rodgers has thrown just four interceptions so far this season, which is unsurprising given that he has the lowest pass interception percentage out of any NFL quarterback ever (1.4 per cent).
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And Hall of Famer Favre hailed the star for his retention of the football after the win. He told SiriusXM : "How little you turn the ball over, to me, is just baffling."
Fans were quick to poke fun at the former Packers hero after his comments however, as Favre, who earned three NFL MVP awards and led the league in passing touchdowns four times, has also thrown more interceptions than anyone else in the NFL with 336.
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One fan tweeted: "Of course it’s baffling to the king of interceptions lmao."
While another wrote: "Rodgers to Favre: how much you turned the ball over is baffling to me."
A third person added: "Favre would say the same thing to [Jameis] Winston [who led the league in interceptions this season]."
While a fourth jokingly put: "Favre threw two picks during the interview."
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Others defended the three-time All-Pro, suggesting his gunslinging style of play made him more susceptible to being picked off.
One fan tweeted: "The most picked off QB of all time to the least picked off QB of all time. Both great in their own ways."
While another added: "I wish Rodgers had a little more Favre in him. I’d be fine with a 10 interception season if the risk netted 35 touchdowns."
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Rodgers has been picked off just 10 times in 17 postseason games to this point and will not want to start giving up unnecessary turnovers when they visit Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the battle for the NFC Championship.
The quarterback will however have to inspire his side to take revenge on the Californian franchise, who thrashed Green Bay 37-8 in Week 12 of the regular season.
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