…unless the feeling in his hand comes back? Seriously? Can anyone say time to retire? I knew after watching him as a Jet that his days were numbered…but when does owning every QB record of all time get old?
After 297 consecutive starts over 19 seasons, one of the greatest individual streaks in all of sports, Brett Favre ran into an injury he couldn't beat and sat down.
The 41-year-old Vikings quarterback, who fought through broken bones, aches, pains and personal grief to play week after week, couldn't make it for the Minnesota Vikings in their 21-3 loss to the New York Giants on Monday night. Favre was sidelined by a throwing shoulder too damaged for even him to overcome.
"Seems like I been hurt a lot worse," Favre said after the game. "I can't believe something like this hasn't happened before."
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