The Minnesota Vikings‘ star, who won the MVP last season when he rushed for 2,097 yards — 9 shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season record — after he underwent reconstructive knee surgery, offered a reminder that he wasn’t himself at the start of the season, either.
“I choked,” Favre told former teammate Sage Rosenfels after the Saints won the toss to start an overtime period that would end without the Minnesota Vikings touching the ball, other than to kick it off.
“You’ve got HGH, something that doesn’t show up on a test, and you’ve got guys out there trying to provide for their families,” Peterson said. “They’re going to try to get that edge, get that advantage, especially if they’re not worried about trying to get caught. Yeah, it’s being used.”
Peterson made his comments last week in an interview with with Sirius/XM NFL Radio. He was asked his thoughts on the Vikings cutting longtime punter Chris Kluwe, an outspoken advocate for gay rights and gay marriage.
Rodgers, in a radio interview with “The Jim Rome Show,” said he’s “excited” about the prospect of Favre and the Packers reuniting in some way.
The Vikings will pay the university $250,000 for every game and up to an additional $50,000 in concession and advertising revenue. That could add up to as much as $3 million per season. The university will also keep all parking revenue.
After signing with Green Bay’s biggest rival, Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Jennings took out a full-page ad in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Wednesday to thank Packers fans for their support in his first seven NFL seasons.
Matt Cassel wasn’t out of work long after being released by the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday as the quarterback has agreed to a contract with the Minnesota Vikings, a source confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Our journey through each of the NFL’s divisions lands us in the frozen regions of the NFC North where the Minnesota Vikings saw resurgence with Brett Favre under center and the Lions had yet another woeful season. This season kicks off with the usual hoopla surrounding Brett “I’m Unretired” Favre and some high hopes for the Packers led by one time Favre backup Aaron Rodgers. The competition in this division is about as cold as a Lambeau Field bleacher in December, and quite frankly, there isn’t a whole lot to get excited about from this division – but somebody has to win it and we will find out who.
I feel like I could probably make Brett Favre his own category for the months leading up to the start