Best of the Packers: Top 10 quarterbacks since 1960

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5. Don Majkowski (1987-92)

Drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 10th round of the 1987 NFL Draft out of Virginia, Don Majkowski became well known for being the last Packers’ starter before Brett Favre.

But he was pretty good in his own right, at least in 1989, when he made the Pro Bowl while leading the NFL in completions, attempts and passing yards, completing 58.9 percent of his throws for 4,318 yards and 27 touchdowns with 20 interceptions as the Packers went 10-6 and missed the playoffs by a single game.

He tore his rotator cuff in 1990 and was never quite the same and it was his sprained ankle in the third week of the 1992 season that opened the door for his backup, Brett Favre, to take the reins for the Packers.

He never started another game in Green Bay and left to sign as a free agent with the Indianapolis Colts after the season.

In six years with the Packers, Majkowski started 49 games. The Packers were 22-26-1 in those contests and he completed 55.3 percent of his throws for 10,870 yards and 56 touchdowns with 56 interceptions, a passer rating of 73.5.

He is sixth in franchise history with 10,870 passing yards, eighth with 56 touchdown passes and ninth with 56 interceptions.

In March 1995, Majkowski signed as a free agent with the Detroit Lions and spent two years there as a backup before retiring after the 1996 season.

Majkowski was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 2005.

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