- Kevin Seifert, NFL Nation
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Speaking on the first day of his team's rookie minicamp, coach Brad Childress said there hasn't been time to discuss the New York Jets' decision to release Favre. The move made Favre a free agent, raising speculation he was considering a return to the game despite releasing a statement in which he said his plans were to remain retired "at this time."
"We talk about everything," Childress said. "So yeah, I'm sure we'll talk about that."
Favre, 39, was roundly believed to be interested in joining the Vikings last summer, but Green Bay refused to release him and ultimately traded him to the Jets. He announced his retirement for the second time in February, citing in large part a biceps injury that would require surgery.
"I'm more focused on our three quarterbacks right now," Childress said. "Tarvaris, Sage and J.D. [Booty], and seeing how they progress through our offseason program."
Kevin Seifert is the NFC North blogger for ESPN.com.
Minnesota Vikings haven't discussed the possibility of pursuing veteran quarterback Brett Favre. Yet.