Vikings Should just let Brett Favre Play Quarterback Until he Can’t

April 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress has been a mostly patient psychologist with Brett Favre: He just lets Favre do what he wants. He knows Favre will only try to play if he can play at a high level.
Unfortunately, somebody within the organization (maybe somebody whose name rhymes with “sick deal-man”) appears to want the team to prepare for the future by drafting a quarterback now.
The problem is, the NFL is a quarterback-driven league and most top starting quarterbacks are drafted in the first round.  No team wants that kind of investment sitting on the bench for long. This would likely force Favre out within a few years, regardless of how many years he would want to play.
The question is, how long will Brett Favre be able to continue playing at a high level? The answer shouldn't matter to the Vikings, though: they should just let Favre continue to play quarterback until he thinks he can no longer play at a hi...

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