As the playoffs approach for the 2009-10 season, teams are either gaining confidence or losing it. A prime example: the Minnesota Vikings. An offseason of Brett Favre speculation turned into a reality after training camp was finished. Favre decided he would come back to play for at least one more year.á To the dismay of his Packers fan base, the 40-year-old quarterback, barring injury, would trot onto Lambeau Field wearing purple. Essentially the best-case scenario played out for the Vikings, as they started out the season 11-1. Their only loss came in a tight game, on the road, against the Pittsburgh Steelers. All signs were pointing toward a run at the prize that has eluded the Vikings franchise since its existence. Three weeks later, all of that hype built up over 12 weeksáhas been su ...
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