From a tree stand in the woods, Brett Favre congratulates Peyton Manning

Favre congratulates Manning (0:17)

Brett Favre takes a break from hunting to congratulate Peyton Manning for passing him on the all-time passing yards list in the NFL. (0:17)

Brett Favre sent his congratulations to Peyton Manning like only Favre could: In a video message shot from a tree stand on a hunting expedition.

Manning on Sunday broke Favre’s NFL record for career passing yards (although he was later benched in the game against the Kansas City Chiefs).

Favre, who held the mark of 71,838 yards until Sunday, told Manning in a video message posted on the Broncos Facebook page: “I’m in tree stand. Yeah, you’ve interrupted me again,” before offering his congratulations. Favre called Manning, "The best."