Fantasy Football Impact: Brett Favre Undergoes Ankle Surgery

May 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre made a decision today that could shift the fantasy football landscape. He decided to undergo arthroscopic ankle surgery.
So now you know the news, but one question remains, what should you do about Favre?
Despite having a career season last year, Favre still has the "risk" tag attached to him for a few reasons. For one, he is getting a little too old to play a full season, as he is 40 years old. Also, this is a major injury for any quarterback, plus the big 40 element along with that equals a lengthy rehabilitation time (anywhere from four to six weeks, according to Dr. Michael Kaplan.)
The long healing time means an extended period of time away from football. Now I know you are probably saying "he's been away from the game for extended periods before," but not only will this be his longest time away, as a result of the rehab, but he will also be rusty thanks to the surgery.
Because of this setback, you should not draft Fav...

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