Brett Favre Magic Is Gone—Time For The Vikings to Let Go

October 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Monday Night Football Brett Favre recorded touchdown passes No. 500, 501 and 502, the most by any quarterback ever. Favre also threw surpassed the 70,000 passing yards mark, which leads any quarterback in history. However, despite the records, the reality is that Favre has lost his magic.
He has lost the edge to comeback and to win games with his own intellect and skill when all of the odds are against him. This is what separates him from the elite. Quarterbacks like Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, and Tom Brady who are down late in games and consistently can pull their teams out of a hole when everyone else has given up.
No question, Favre is still a great quarterback. He will still win games against other teams. But when everything relies on him to win games, the Vikings cannot trust that he will make the right decisions to win.
The game-sealing interception for a touchdown vs. the Jets was the play that still sticks in my mind after the game. Another play I am reminded...

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