Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 4/17/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings throws a pass against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints won 31-28 in overtime. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
MADISON, Wis. The first feature-length documentary of Michael Neelsen's filmmaking career wasn't originally supposed to elicit such vitriol from Green Bay Packers fans on both sides of the Brett Favre debate. That's because when Neelsen first considered producing a Favre-themed film, no debate on his vast importance to Packers fans existed. When Neelsen initially considered the project during the 2007 season, Favre seemingly was on his way to leading the Packers to a breathtaking run to the Super Bowl. Favre, in the twilight of his career, stood just two games from another championship and a lifetime of hero worship in Wisconsin. In Neelsen's mind, the story line was perfect. "It would have been triumphant," he said. Then, Favre threw a late-game interception, the New York Giants won the NFC championship, Favre retired and un-retired (twice), played for the New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings and sparked controversy across the Cheesehead State. In sports, like life, the perfec...
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