Favre made mistake in coming back

Now 41, Vikings QB should have ignored pleading teammates and sat this season out

Updated: October 12, 2010, 11:32 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Down in Mississippi, Brett Favre never should have opened the front door to his backwater estate. He never should have allowed those three not-so-wise men from the Minnesota Vikings back into his life.

Jared Allen, Ryan Longwell and Steve Hutchinson -- they're the recruiters to blame. They convinced the old man to give it one more shot, to do it for the boys, to rage against the undefeated forces of gravity and time.

Favre went for the sell and ...

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