Brett Favre Out vs. Eagles; Joe Webb to Start for Vikings
NFL Network is reporting that Favre will not start for the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Eagles because he has not yet recovered from a concussion he suffered last Monday against the Bears.
Rookie Joe Webb will start for the Vikings in Favre's place. Webb is the eighth different rookie quarterback to start an NFL game this year, the most different rookies to start in one non-strike season in the NFL in more than 30 years.
What we don't yet know is whether Favre can play in the Vikings' regular-season finale, five days from now against the Detroit Lions. If he can't, that means we've likely already seen Favre play football for the last time, as Favre insists he won't return to the NFL for another season -- and this time he seems to mean it.