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Brett Favre To Sit Out Of Minnesota Vikings Practice Wednesday

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During his morning press conference today, Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress told reporters that quarterback Brett Favre will sit out of practice today.


Vikings coach Brad Childress tells us Brett Favre won't take a snap today. Day to day going forward...less than a minute ago via HTC Peep


Favre has started 291 consecutive regular season games, and many more if you include post-season appearances, but Childress has said that he won't allow that to play a role in determining whether Favre or backup Tarvaris Jackson will start Sunday's game against the Patriots in Foxboro.

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