Minnesota Vikings Message to Brett Favre: We Want Our Leader Back

March 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Before Brett Favre even took his first preseason snap with the Minnesota Vikings last year, I expressed the following opinion:
“Favre immediately makes the Minnesota Vikings' offense better. And it's not only because he is the most prolific passer in NFL history. The offensive success will come because Favre will show his new soldiers something they have never seen before—leadership.”
As it turns out, Favre took that trait to a talented and diverse Vikings roster and turned what could have been a rag-tag offensive group into a battalion. A personable general with a much heralded love for the battle, Favre developed the raw talent of his teammates into game-day success.
Favre’s directive helped to develop the explosive performance of rookie Percy Harvin, pull the pin on receiving juggernaut Sidney Rice and lead the Vikings to a per game average of 29.4 points (second best in the NFL).
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