The fan made his entry with 28 seconds remaining and Green Bay at the Bengals' 28-yard line while trailing 21-14. As Favre dropped back to pass, game officials blew the play dead. The fan took the ball from Favre's right hand and sprinted towards the end zone before being tackled by security personnel.
"I turned around to look and he took the ball out of my hand," Favre said. "I wasn't scared of him. Believe me."
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"I won't blame the game on that fan," Packers coach Mike Sherman said. "We had our chances and we didn't take advantage of them."
The man was arrested and charged with resisting arrest, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct while intoxicated, an officer at the Hamilton County Justice Center told The Cincinnati Enquirer.