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Favre starts 271st straight game, breaking Marshall's record

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The Minnesota Vikings lead the NFC North at 2-0, after winning at Detroit 27-13.

Brett Favre started his 271st straight game, breaking the record of 270 set by Minnesota defensive end Jim Marshall from 1961-79.


Favre threw for 155 yards and two touchdowns, and Adrian Peterson ran for 92 yards and a score.

Calvin Johnson caught a scoring pass for the Lions, who dropped to 0-2 have lost 19 straight games.

The Chicago Bears are now tied with the Packers for second in the division at 1-1.

The Bears edged Pittsburgh 17-14 at home. Robbie Gould made a 44-yard field goal with 15 seconds left.

Racine County native Tony Romo was picked off three times last night, as his Dallas Cowboys lost to the New York Giants at home 33-31.

Romo, of Burlington, completed 13 of 29 passes for 127 yards and a touchdown.