Favre Back In Minnesota

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Vikings quarterback Brett Favre led Minnesota to the NFC Championship game last season and nearly the Super Bowl.

Vikings quarterback Brett Favre led Minnesota to the NFC Championship game last season and nearly the Super Bowl.

Brett Favre is back in Minnesota, stirring hope among Vikings fans that he may be ready to play this season.

A private jet trimmed in the Vikings' purple and gold carrying
the 40-year-old quarterback landed at an airport outside
Minneapolis on Tuesday afternoon. Local TV stations carried Favre's
arrival live.

Favre's website posted a message earlier saying "stay tuned for
breaking news from the Minnesota Vikings today on Brett Favre's
possible return." There's still no official word from the team.

Favre will turn 41 in October and has flirted with retirement
for years while playing for the Green Bay Packers, New York Jets
and now the Vikings. He threw 33 touchdowns and seven interceptions
last season to help Minnesota reach the NFC title game.

He missed training camp with an ankle injury.


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