Here we go again.
A year late.
The New York Jets have officially released Favre from their reserve/retired list, and he is currently an unrestricted free agent. Any comeback for Favre would require a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
But that should only be a minor step—over to the team with which he wanted to make his original comeback.
He may finally get his wish.
Now that he is a free agent, he is open to sign with any NFL team. Oddly enough, his release comes just days after the NFL draft, which could be a selling point for the Vikings signing Favre.
The Vikings already have:
- the best offensive skill player in the game, running back Adrian Peterson
- the best left guard in the game, Steve Hutchinson
- arguably the best defensive line in the NFL
- possibly the best linebacker group
- a big-play threat in Bernard Berrian
- and they just added the most explosive receiver in the draft, Percy Harvin.
What could hold Favre back?
The Vikings are only a star quarterback away from "super" status.
Favre could end his career on good terms, and Minnesota could have its best shot at a title since Daunte Culpepper was playing MVP-caliber football in 1999.
To me, it's a marriage that has to happen. Brett Favre has to make it happen in Minnesota, and he will.