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Sunday, July 12, 2009
Favre has no incentive to commit now

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

Hello and hope everyone is having a great weekend. Just popping in to make sure you saw Ed Werder's latest update on the status of quarterback Brett Favre.

According to the report, Minnesota offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell workout out Favre last week in Hattiesburg, Miss., about the same time as athletic trainer Eric Sugarman visited. Favre, according to Werder, wants to play for Minnesota but still isn't ready to commit because of lingering soreness in his right shoulder. Favre apparently warned the Vikings he might not make a decision until shortly before their July 29 reporting date for training camp.

I know there has been a lot of speculation that a deal could be announced this week, in part to give the Vikings a publicity surge for when they start selling individual game tickets July 20. My feeling all along is that Favre hardly considers ticket sales his top priority and that this thing will come down to the final moments.

It's always possible that something could occur sooner. But there's no reason to believe Favre will make a commitment before he has to.

Now, get back to the Entourage premiere.