The Minnesota Vikings have some explaining to do after a 30-23 win over the Packers in the biggest game of this young 2009 NFL season. Their new signal-caller is wearing Brett FavreÆs No. 4 jersey, but heÆs not playing like the Favre known by many for his carefree, gun-slinging feats that can frustrate and invigorate at any moment. The man behind center for the Vikings is patient and makes smart decisions under pressure. He doesnÆt constantly seek the big play, heÆs accurate, and he hasnÆt lost a contest with late-game turnovers. In this Monday Night showdown between NFC North rivals, Favre was nearly flawless throwing for 271 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions. He was 24-for-31, completing 77 percent of his passes and finishing with a 135.3 passer rating. Could this reall ...
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