No one expected these two guys to show up at the same place at the same time -- maybe ever -- but there they were, former Packers quarterback Brett Favre and the player who took his job five years ago, Aaron Rodgers.
Though the two never had a very warm relationship in their three seasons together with the Packers -- and certainly haven't had one since Favre retired, unretired and was forced out of Green Bay in 2008 -- Favre and Rodgers presented the Comeback Player of the Year award together during the NFL honors show in New Orleans.
Prior to Peyton Manning being named the winner of the award, Favre and Rodgers had a funny, albeit staged, back-and-forth.
Favre: "You know, Aaron, everyone loves it when a great player makes a comeback."
Rodgers: "Yeah, but not always. Some people wish great players would just retire and stay retired."
Favre: "Good to see you, too, Aaron."
Then, the two almost hugged. First, Favre made a step closer to an embrace and Rodgers hesitated, then they...