Brett Favre: All Signs Point To a Return in Minnesota

May 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Who is going to be the starting quarterback next season, Brett Favre or the heir apparent?
It is a question that has plagued every team that has owned his rights since the 2004 season ended. For the first four years, that team was my Green Bay Packers. Then, it was the New York Jets.
Now it is the Minnesota Vikings. And unlike the Jets and Packers, the Vikings seem content to hope for the best instead of planning for the worst.
Let's face it: Favre is their best option.
Without Favre, they are putting career back-ups (quality ones, but back-ups nonetheless) under center, and Sage Rosenfels is not leading them to the NFC Championship Game. He is not leading them to a division title. Heck, he might not even lead them to a playoff berth.
Favre answered many critics who said he was washed up coming off a season when he had thrown as many picks as touchdowns and lost four of his last five starts to miss the playoffs.
In Minnesota, however, he had arguably his b...

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