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Favre unspectacular, but in a good way

In his official Vikings debut, Favre does just enough for the W

Originally Published: September 13, 2009
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

CLEVELAND -- Brett Favre turns 40 in less than a month. It's a nice age to retire, but a bad age to get blitzed. Forty in football years is like Joe Paterno in real years. It's old.

Favre got blitzed. He got sacked. He spent enough time on the Cleveland Browns Stadium turf to qualify for plant life.

But he also won. And at this point, in the long shadows of his 19-year NFL career, Favre is more about letters (W) than big numbers. Good thing, too, since his game stats in the Minnesota ...

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