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Favre Leaves With Shoulder Injury

Posted by Ryan Cardinal on December 5, 2010 – 12:19 pm

Vikings QB Brett Favre left Sunday’s game vs. the Bills with an apparent hand injury after being sacked on the first drive of the game.  Favre was hit while throwing a pass that was intercepted.  Television cameras showed Favre having his hand examined on the sideline.

Click here to view video of the hit / play that Favre left after.

Tarvaris Jackson replaced Favre at QB on the next series.

There has been no update on Favre’s status for the rest of the game at this point.

UPDATE: Favre left with a shoulder injury, and his return is questionable.  He went to the locker room for, presumably, tests / examination on the injury.

UPDATE II: Favre returned to the Viking bench with his helmet on, but there has been no update on a possible return to the field.

UPDATE III: Favre said after the game he suffered a sprained SC joint in his right (throwing) shoulder and that he’s slated to have an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of the injure.  You can watch Favre’s postgame presser here.  Interim Head Coach Leslie Frazier said that if Favre is healthy, he’ll start for the Vikings next Sunday against the Giants.  You can watch Frazier’s postgame presser here.


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63 Responses to “Favre Leaves With Shoulder Injury”

  1. By kraze k on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Everyone who wanted T-Choke to play now what? He just threw a int. Like I said before T-Choke sucks.

  2. By Vikeman1 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Oh my god! he threw an INT? how many has Favre thrown this year as shole? He is cold, let him play a few games before you dump on him. Favre sucks! I hope his arm is broken.

  3. By Vikeman1 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    6-8 112 yds 1 td 1 INT Nice numbers for coming off the bench cold. Way better than Favre. Let’s hope TJ plays the rest of the season. Trade Brett for a bag of used jockstraps. Oh wait…that is probably asking too much. Go T-Jack!

  4. By masmith on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    I think Joe Webb needs a shot. Jackson sucks. Let the future of the Vikings start playing now.

  5. By brandon on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    how about t jack now ya debby downers hahahahahha

  6. By randy on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    toe jam had his shot and he blew it hes not all that good and i hope he leaves next yr because he sucks

  7. By masmith on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Even a blind squirrel finds a nut every now and then.

  8. By soldier1986 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    vikeman1 you truly are an @sshole. you wish his arm is broken? sometimes i think to myslef there alot of dumb vikings fans. and i am a vikings fan. but i wouldnt wish something like that on one of our players.

  9. By kraze k on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    I would perfer to have Webb in there instead.

  10. By Vikeman1 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    That’s right soldier, I hope Brett never plays another game for the Vikes. He has cost us two years and if a broken arm is what it will take to get him off the field then thats what I pray for. I would not wish that on one of our players…Favre is not one of “our” players. He does not belong on this team and never has. Players who show up for training camp every year play for “our” team. Blow mw if you can’t handle the fact the some people do not like Brett Favre.

  11. By johnnythe favre mark on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    people can say favre sucks favre is to blame but learned the game so you will not sound so f ing stupid. favre is the toughest and most durable player that has ever played the game his emmotions are second to none. bite yourself with the broken arm remarks

  12. By Rocksalt on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Soldier is in the house!

  13. By steven on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    looks like T.j is doing just fine

  14. By DRS on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Vikeman1 such hate. I feel sorry for you. I suppose if the Vikings lose you will blame Farve even though he is not in the game. Go Vikings!

  15. By steven on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    tj looks like hes gotten better

  16. By randy on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    i agree with u johnny the viks would of never made it that far last yr with toe jam sorry i cant stand him and joe webb is still to young give him a few yrs

  17. By steven on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    i honestly think tj can play better than farve farve is way to beat up

  18. By Rocksalt on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    I do not wish anyone to be injured. I do think it was time for a change after the 1st possesion

  19. By DRS on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Vikeman1 if I remember right the Vikings won most of their games last year under Farve.

  20. By Aboriginal Asiatic Moorish Viking on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Brett Favre is a thoroughbred moor (Choctaw), so are T. Jack and Joe Webb. The aboriginal Vikings will dominate!!

  21. By masmith on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Vikeman1, I guess if the Vikings were winning this year like they did last year (with Favre as QB) would you still be showing how stupid you really are by wishing he was hurt?

  22. By steven on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    go vikings : )

  23. By steven on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    special teams is better

  24. By Vikeman1 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    You guys don’t understand the fact that I don’t care what Favre has done in the past and how tough he is. He is too old! He does not belong on the Vikings…EVER! Look at the numbers TJ is putting up. I don’t care if it is only the Bills. Look at what Favre has done this year. It is over for him. 28 points and it is still the first half! Go T-Jack! Go Vikes! Go home Favre!

  25. By kraze k on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Now that is the Viking Defense that we need. To bad to late.

  26. By soldier1986 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    whats up rocksalt. its been a while man. and vikeman1, lol your d bag. i dont care if you like him or not. thats not my point. but your too dumb to see my point. yes he is part of this team. you need to understand that. there’s alot of players i cant stand but i would never wish for them to brake something. you are sick man. yeah it was time for a change, but not like this. learn some respect. he’s a legend. he deserves respect. he carried this team on his back last year. so i thank him for that. grow up man. how would you like if people were wishing you would just brake your arm, and never play again. i bet you wouldnt

  27. By soldier1986 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    and you dont care what he did last year? dude get your head out of your @ss

  28. By PurpleParody on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    masmith – why would we be begging for change if things were going right?: The fact is that Favre has been playing horribly ALL YEAR LONG! And Jackson is showing us now that it in fact has been because Favre is so beaten up, because Jackson is looking just fine where Favre couldn’t do anything but run around like a headless chicken.

  29. By Rocksalt on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Soldier, you are right. I wish old man Favre well, and I think he can still play….but his INTS(not all his fault) have really hurt this year.
    Anyway……Soldier- I am fine. Would be better if we played this way all year……

  30. By Steve on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Just one year ago, Favre lead’s this team to the NFC Championship Game.
    I can’t believe the venom on this web site. Someone actually wishes for him to brake his arm??? PATHETIC!!

  31. By Julio on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Sorry to hear about Bret´s injury, and Tavaris Jackson is doing a great job so far.
    Go Vikings!!!!!!!!!!!!!, it´s a long way to the post season, but it worth the effort.

  32. By PurpleParody on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    I can only hope that Favre gets smart enough to realize that TJack is the better option, and stops insisting on being the starter with all of his injuries. Nobody else has even played as many games as Favre. He should feel luckier than Hèll that he has lasted this long, but if he truly wants his team to win he should do whatever it takes to make that happen. And it is too clear now that what it is going to take is the ultimate sacrifice – stepping off the field!

  33. By Spence on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    PELASEEEE keep the medal to the medal- the bills were down 28-7 in the 3rd quater and found a way to win by 18 points! pleaseeeeee FINISH this game

  34. By PurpleParody on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Brett has always been nothing but a class act. Let’s see if he can continue that class by passing the reigns with pride.

  35. By kraze k on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    The only reason why Favre has not been doing this good this year is because of the bad offensive line due to Chilli. I will admitt that T- Choke is doing better or improved but I still think he sucks but that is my opinion.

  36. By kraze k on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Lets just see if T-Choke can keep it up. Although he is not the official answer to the Vikings next year.

  37. By vikinggirl55 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Favre was pure magic last year, and this Vikings fan will always be grateful for that great ride. I don’t wish broken bones or other injuries on anyone on any team. That is just wrong.

    Blame Favre if you want, but he’s shown incredible toughness and class; he’s definitely a part of “our” team.

  38. By kraze k on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    I agree vikinggirl it was a great season last year one that we should have been at the SB if it wasn’t for cheap shots by the dirty-ain’ts. That is pure wrong to wish any type of injury for one of the Vikings. Everyone on that team is part of the team.

  39. By DRS on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Brett should announce his retirement. That he is going to remain as a backup coach for the QB’s. Why should he stay in and get all beaten up. Let the younger player play and take the lumps. If the Vikings should by some miracle get to the SB and win, he would still get the SB ring.

  40. By DRS on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Brett get well. Enjoy your upcoming retirement. I believe Brett when he says he will not return next year and I wish him the best. I appreciate all he has done for this team and the NFL. Go Vikings!

  41. By mr smiff on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    I’ll admit TJack is playing well, but he hasn’t done anything special. Those 2 td p@sses s#cked, and Rice bailed him out. But if Tjack continues to play well and we win this game, I can’t see Frazier going back to Favre. I don’t believe Favre should announce his retirement just yet, though. Maybe let TJack play another game and see what happens.

  42. By fred smith on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    whipping them with t jack what a wimpy team

  43. By fred smith on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    3 int s

  44. By mr smiff on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    I take it back. Let Favre start next game. TJack s#cks again.

  45. By NovaScotiaVike on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    TJack just got lucky he went in against Buffalo, and even they picked him 3 times.

  46. By Emac on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    TJ threw 2 touchdowns with 3 ints playing a bad bills team ; favre threw no ints last week so I say Vikings should start favre ,but the biggest problem the Vikings face is their terrible O-line who cant protect their QB if it is favre or TJ, but favre should start he is the best quarter back alive .

  47. By danny on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    i think jackson gives us a better chance then favre. Jackson plays like he wants to WIN he is way better then moving around then farve is he can buy us more time in the pocket and make good throws he just need more reps and he should be fine . plus minniesota vikings need to think about the furture and need to see what jackson has before looking for another qb. FARVE IS DONE.

  48. By mossforlife on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Enjoy the win, and stop trying to down the backup QB who’s been a Viking from day 1. 38-14 is all that matters and who was Captain of the Ship. Mission Accomplished. And yes, wer’e out of the playoff hunt because QB adjustments were not made early in the season. Good call Leslie, you chose to win!! — by making the command decision to leave him in and play.

  49. By sheila doucet on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    i understand most of your complaints about QB FAVRE, BUT everyone must remember your defense is his protection to get the ball down the field. without protection your qb will sustain injury. if he had the coverage he needs to do his job & not get tackled by the opponents to cripple FAVRE and win the game.it takes a team to play a ballgame in any sports. ONE man does not lose the game for his team. i love to watch FAVRE play football. i am from louisiana, saints fan but also a favre fan. the vikings fans should be proud to have a player with his stamina & love of his team. he is still a fantastic qb for his age. i wish only the best for him & his family.

  50. By mr smiff on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Imagine that. A Saints fan has more love for Favre than some Vikings fans. This sucks.

  51. By Vikeman1 on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Emac: Favre is the best QB alive? This is what I am talking about people. Pure ignorance. Thanks Danny! First smart comments I have read on here in awhile. Where the heck is purple08 when we need him? lol that guy is hilarious! Gee… Favre throws 3 int’s on a regular basis and nobody complains.The only difference is, we lose when Brett plays.HA!

  52. By ProgRockFan on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Brett Favre is the main reason why there has been so much hype and interest generated over the Minnesota Vikings team, especially with fans from outside of the Minnesota area. I’m from Canada, and I watch Vikings games mostly to see Favre. I’m very impressed with him in that he has been able to play for 20 seasons. If he is able to finish this season to the end, then he will have surpassed the 300 games as a starting QB. That is a great milestone in itself. We all know that he’ll be a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame down the road. I believe that Favre should be allowed to finish the season and then retire for good after that. I don’t think he’ll have anything left to prove after that. A great career, indeed, no matter what others may think of him!

  53. By Mike/Wisconsin on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Peyton Manning has thrown 11 interceptions in the last 3 games and his brother is 2 behind Brett, Brees is 3 behind Brett and no one says they need to retire, finished or through, go home etc., The Vikings didn’t win this year a 100 reasons and most of them have nothing to do with Brett.

  54. By FloridaFan on Dec 5, 2010 | Reply

    Jackson threw 3 interceptions. the difference today is the defense stepped up and except for the pick 6 didn’t allow any points off the turnovers. they also got 5 turnovers. had the defense played like this all year the vikes would be leading the nfc north. turnovers are going to happen, iwhen they do doesn’t mean you let the other team score. TJ had some good throws and some bad ones. He looked better then in the past but if the defense doesn’t come up with all those turnovers, the vikes don’t win. Sidney bailed him out of a couple of bad throws with a couple of amazing catches. he fights for the ball on every play. If I were the vikes I’d sign sid to a long term contact tonight.

  55. By jz on Dec 6, 2010 | Reply

    For all of those people dissing Jackson out there, I have a question for you: Who is going to be our QB next year? Favre is toast, burnt toast while Webb doesn’t know the system as well as Jackson. Jackson needs to be given the rest of the season to prove himself to the organization he is our QB. This needs to be done now seeing as though he is a free agent next year. Jackson has never really been given the opportunity to prove himself since joining the Vikings. Also, for those of you in love with Webb, why? How much have you seen him play? Also, Webb looks a lot like what Jackson looked like when he joined the team, a prospect with a lot of potential but needing a lot of development. Give Jackson a chance to warm up and prove himself by finishing the season out!

  56. By bassnman on Dec 6, 2010 | Reply

    T-Jack is a joke and saying Webb can’t be a starter is stupid. If he can’t start, we should have never drafted him. Matt Ryan came out of college, walked on to the field and led the Falcons to the play offs two years ago and is taking them to the Superbowl this year. So there you have it, we missed out on some great QB’s this year for Favre (glad when he’s gone).

    It’s time for some new blood, T-Jack is something Childress wanted. If he was so great, why didn’t any teams via for him this year when his contract came up?

  57. By Tee on Dec 6, 2010 | Reply

    I am not understanding why the Vikings organization is allowing a diva to hold their franchise hostage. I am not Vikings, but I really respect the way their fans support this team. The people who pay all this money to watch this team play deserve better. It is time to cut your losses. The plan didn’t work. Use this time to evaluate your team for next year. And that bs that brett gives you a better chance to win has gotten old, You have to be blind to see this is all about his records. I find it hard to believe all of these shoulder injuries aren’t bothering. Can someone say pain killers again,.

  58. By Ryan on Dec 7, 2010 | Reply

    Jackson or Webb but not stinkin banged up Favre, this is the Giants now and their defense are known to take QB’s out of the game, and Favre is one of them, so start him at ur own risk. Favre has less mobility compared to the other two QB’s.

  59. By Ryan on Dec 7, 2010 | Reply

    Wake up and smell the Coffee, this isn’t rocket science. Favre is injured meaning that he can’t play.

  60. By Vking on Dec 7, 2010 | Reply

    Farve sucks always has

  61. By vkes4life on Dec 8, 2010 | Reply

    T-jac can move in the pocket and get run yardage when needed. If you people havent noticde there isnt many dominate QB’s on teams like there was 10-20 years ago. There are about only 6 really good qb’s out there and Peyton is even having a bad year. Alot of just average Qb’s . T-jac needs playing time. He threw a really good pass to Rice for that score. Id like to see him start the rest of the games. He needes this experience to be our starter next year.

  62. By JACKINGS1976 on Dec 8, 2010 | Reply

    YO digo que tavaris apesta(sucks) lo unico bueno es que tiene movilidad pero no es un QB para ser titular…………….. weeb me gusta para sea titular digo ya nuestra temporada esta perdida, tenemos tiempo para rescatar algo en esta temporada…………

    and for the last, (sorry for my english)i very worried about the new stadium , we i wont stay a life if the vikings move to LA ………….. we need to do something like open an account where the fans can deposit so money to the new stadium ……. i can deposit from MEXICO…………………. we need to do something !!!!!

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