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Favre acknowledges successor success

'It's worked out favorably for them,' QB says of Jets going with big-game Sanchez

Updated: October 7, 2010, 9:49 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

It's still early in Mark Sanchez's career, as Vikings quarterback Brett Favre stressed Thursday, even as he was complimenting the second-year quarterback the Jets drafted to replace him as their starter in 2009. That happened after Favre privately told the team -- stop me if you've heard this before -- he was undecided whether he wanted to play anymore.

But Favre, who sometimes makes fun of his indecisiveness, should beware of more than just the Jets' bruising defense or how to work ...

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