Print and Go Back ESPN.com: NFC North [Print without images]

Thursday, May 7, 2009
Black and Blue all over: Surgery for Favre?

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

You'll find a bit of interesting news embedded in this story from Judd Zulgad and Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune: Brett Favre is willing to undergo a relatively minor procedure on his partially torn right biceps tendon.

During the surgery, believed to be a tenotomy, surgeons would complete the partial tear Favre suffered last year. Once fully torn, the injury will no longer cause pain, irritation or inflammation. It also isn't likely to have much impact on his ability to throw and will allow him to recover long before training camp would begin in July.

Vikings coach Brad Childress reportedly was en route to a meeting Wednesday with Favre. With the question of a possible surgery already solved, the pair could make a quick agreement for Favre to join the Vikings, according to the Star Tribune.

We'll keep you updated. For now, let's take a spin around the division: