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Brett Favre Still Starting QB

Brett Favre Still Starting QB - Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Sunday that he would retain Brett Favre as his starting QB if the veteran is healthy enough to play next Sunday.

Favre was knocked out of Sunday's 38-14 win against the Buffalo Bills with a shoulder injury. Backup Tarvaris Jackson led the Vikings to the win by going 15-for-22 for 187 yards with two TD passes and three INTs.

After the game, Frazier said there would be no quarterback controversy.

"Brett Favre is our quarterback," Frazier said.

Favre said his throwing shoulder was sprained, that X-rays were negative and that he expected to have an MRI on Monday. But he held off predicting whether he'd be able to play next week against the New York Giants.

After he was injured and returned from a brief foray into the locker room, Favre said he asked himself, "'Can I be effective?'

"And the answer was no in my mind," he said. "That's saying a lot for me. That's what I'll ask this week: Can you be effective if you play?

"If the answer is yes, I would love to play and see this through."

Favre started his 297th straight regular-season game on Sunday -- a streak that dates back to 1992. At age 41 and in his 20th season, Favre said he's content with his career even if his shoulder injury were so serious that it shelved him for the rest of the year.

Brett Favre Still Starting QB


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