FedEx and the NFL named Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre the 2007 FEDEX AIR NFL PLAYER OF THE YEAR at a press conference in Arizona, site of Super Bowl XLII.
With the award, FedEx will donate $25,000 to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in the name of Brett Favre.
Favre led the Packers to a 13-3 regular season record and to the number two seed in the NFC. He completed 66.5% of his passes for 4,155 yards and 28 touchdowns. In 2007, Favre passed John Elway (148) for the most wins by a quarterback with 160, passed Dan Marino (420) for most career touchdown passes with 442, and passed Marino (62) for the most career games with three-or-more touchdown passes with 63 career games. Favre also eclipsed the all-time career passing yards mark set by Marino (61,361) with 61,655.
Favre was nominated for six FedEx Express NFL Player of the Week awards in 2007, winning five times.