Favre’s coming back…or else

I said over two months ago that, if Viking QB Brett Favre were to retire, then a trade of Donovan McNabb to the Vikings would happen. One of the reasons I said this is because I believe the Vikings are done with Tarvaris Jackson as their unquestioned starter. Maybe if the team was rebuilding they’d give him another chance, but not only are they not rebuilding, they’re currently in the middle of an open window for a Super Bowl title – and as you likely know those windows can close quickly. Jackson supporters can list all the statistics in the world that make him look good – but the harsh reality is the guy can’t lead a championship team right now (and I really don’t think he ever can). It’s not happening at this point in his career, and the Vikings know it. That’s why they traded for Sage Rosenfels last year, begged Favre to return to the league, and it’s why they’d be doing a deal for McNabb right now if Favre was officially out of the mix. The Vikings are also seriously rumored to be interested in a QB early in next month’s draft. How many other signs [...]

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