Brett Favre's Shoulder Injury Causes Him To Miss Practice Thursday

Brett Favre’s injury was expected to heal in time for him to practice with the rest of the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, but his shoulder still wasn’t healthy enough to allow him to participate.

Favre, whose shoulder injury is more precisely defined as a sprained sternoclavicular joint, was not available to reporters on Thursday. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier did talk to the media, however.

“I’m hopeful that it will work,” Frazier told the Associated Press of Favre’s resting. “Just hoping that things will be better tomorrow than they were today.”

While Frazier was disappointed, he remained optimistic that Favre might be able to start this weekend.

“We were hoping that he’d be able to do something today,” Frazier said. “The fact that he couldn’t just means we’ll move it back another day. Friday’s not the end of the world. If he can do some things tomorrow that will be great, and hopefully that will be the case.”

More than likely, the Favre injury will lead to a gametime decision when the Vikings play the New York Giants this weekend.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Minnesota

You must be a member of SB Nation Minnesota to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Minnesota. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Minnesota

You must be a member of SB Nation Minnesota to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Minnesota. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.