Brett Favre has 2 fractures in ankle
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Brett Favre's ironman streak is in jeopardy.
The 41-year-old Minnesota quarterback has a stress fracture in his left ankle that could end his NFL-record run at 291 consecutive games started -- 315 including the playoffs.
Vikings coach Brad Childress said Monday an MRI on Favre's foot revealed the stress fracture as well as an "avulsion" fracture in the heel bone. An avulsion fracture occurs when a fragment of bone is torn away by a tendon or ligament.
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