Favre Signs With Vikings

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 18, 2009 1:51 PM CDT
Brett Favre drops back to pass during drills with the Oak Grove High School football team in Hattiesburg, Miss, July 15, 2009.   (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
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(Newser) – Brett Favre has un-retired again, signing with the Minnesota Vikings today, the team says in a press release. The quarterback, 40 in October, is getting between $10 million and $12 million, according to ESPN, and is expected to start in Friday’s preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Favre is expected to practice today, the Minneapolis Star Tribune adds, and fans have jammed the team’s practice facility.