Brett Favre has one more game he might play in, but it looks doubtful at this point it will happen. But with the lost 2010 season for the Vikings and the events that transpired, it's safe to say most of what happened this year happened because Favre was on the team.
Favre has become an almost cartoonish figure in his ability to grab headlines, change games and affect the course of the Vikings season.
Most stories emanating from Minnesota were Favre-generated, whether by design, fate, or just plain luck; Favre was the story in Minnesota this year.
Here's one look at what might have happened to Minnesota in 2010 had Favre just decided to stay retired.