Brett Favre: Rating the Quarterback’s Week 1 Performance

September 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Once upon a time, Brett Favre retired. Then, he came back. Then, he retired again. Then, he came back, again.
He then proceeded to retire. Then, he decided to come back. Again.
For what seems to be the umpteenth time that Favre has put football aside, the legend keeps showing up for season-openers.
This time, he drew a rematch against the defending Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints on Thursday night, and while his Vikings did leave the Superdome with what is currently the worst record in the league, Favre is still showing everyone that he can still play at the ripe age of 40 (soon to be 41).
His performance against the Saints wasn’t the prettiest, but when is it ever?
Favre completed just 15-of-27 passes for 171 yards, a touchdown and an interception, but it was all classic Favre.
Surely he should be ecstatic to hand the ball off to Adrian Peterson at least 25 times a game, but No. 4 showed signs that he can still run an offense that can move th...

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