Does a scenario exist where the Minnesota Vikings are better off without Brett Favre, and he could lose his starting job?
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Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Brett Favre, Carolina Panthers, DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Malcom Floyd, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Philip Rivers, pierre thomas, Randy Moss, Reggie Bush, San Diego Chargers, St. Louis, Steven Jackson, Tarvaris Jackson
Vikings QB Brett Favre is in a walking boot and has two fractures in his surgically repaired left ankle, though the ankle injury is not as severe as the fractured ankles of those currently jumping off the Vikings’ bandwagon.
Does a less-than 100 percent Brett Favre give the Vikings a better chance to win than Tarvaris Jackson?
Brett Favre made a cameo against the 49ers on Sunday, starting and playing one series — a total of four snaps.
Whether you love him or hate him, Brett Favre’s return to the NFL is great for fantasy football.
Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: A.J. Feeley, Adam Rank, Arian Foster, Arizona Cardinals, Beanie Wells, Brandon Marshall, Brandon Pettigrew, Brett Favre, Chad Henne, Charlie Whitehurst, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Davone Bess, Detroit Lions, Gary Kubiak, Green Bay Packers, Greg Olsen, Houston Texans, Jahvid Best, Jay Cutler, Justin Forsett, Malcom Floyd, Matt Forte, Matt Hasselbeck, Matt Leinart, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, Montario Hardesty, Philip Rivers, Pittsrugh Steelers, Ryan Mathews, Sam Bradford, San Diego Chargers, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tarvaris Jackson, Tennessee Titans, Tim Hightower
This is the first Saturday in a long time that had some football. Who else is ready for this?
If Brett Favre does in fact decide to retire, the fantasy implications would be enormous.
What’s next for the Minnesota Vikings without (possibly) Brett Favre? Try a lot more conservative, with a lot more Adrian Peterson.
Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Adrian Peterson, Brett Favre, Chris Cook, Gil Brandt, Minnesota Vikings, Percy Harvin, Sidney Rice, Tarvaris Jackson, Toby Gerhart, Visanthe Shiancoe
What do the Vikings do now?
Brett Favre‘s return to Minnesota seemed like a foregone conclusion. If you thought that Favre was going to retire, you were in the vast minority.
If (and, of course, when) Brett Favre returns for his 20th NFL season, Vikings coach Brad Childress has a good sense of what it will take to get the 40-year-old ready for action.
Brett Favre’s return to the Vikings this year — to earn that $13 million waiting for him and address the unfinished business on the field — might be big news to some, but it shouldn’t be a surprise.
No, I don’t have any concrete reports on Brett Favre’s decision to return for another NFL season. But if I had a fantasy draft tomorrow, I wouldn’t hesitate to take him.
Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson, in the unenviable position as the backup to Brett Favre, isn’t letting the looming announcement of No. 4’s return change his approach to training camp.
The presumption has been that, at some point, JaMarcus Russell will end up on an NFL roster. No one can really say when, and it’s more likely to be later rather than sooner, but still … eventually.
Posted: Sunday, June 13th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Adrian Peterson, Alan Ball, Brad Childress, Brett Favre, Brian Schottenheimer, Carson Palmer, Eddie Royal, Isaiah Stanback, Jarvis Moss, Jay Ratliff, Jermaine Gresham, Jerry Jones, Joe McKnight, Jordan Shipley, Josh McDaniels, Matt Forte, Miles Austin, Minnesota Vikings, Nate Allen, Patrick Crayton, Perrish Cox, Pete Carroll, Robert Ayers, Sage Rosenfels, Tarvaris Jackson, Tony Moeaki
Brad Childress basically confirmed that Tarvaris Jackson is the top option for the Vikings in the event (however unlikely it appears) that Brett Favre doesn’t return.