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Favre is limited in practice with "hip" injury

Browns coach Eric Mangini is famous (notorious) for describing in his injury reports ailments arising in any portion of the leg as merely a “leg” injury.

But Vikings coach Brad Childress has taken Mangini’s methods a step farther, describing a current groin injury to quarterback Brett Favre as a hip injury.

Favre’s groin injury was called a hip injury in the reports issued prior to the Week Eight game at Green Bay.  Now, after the bye week, Favre is listed on the first report prior to Sunday’s visit from the Lions as being limited in practice with a “hip.”

Last week, during a mostly straight-faced monolgue regarding Favre’s pre-game groin manipulations, Childress tried to explain that the hip and the groin are basically the same thing.

Receiver Bernard Berrian (hamstring), linebacker E.J. Henderson (knee), and cornerback Antoine Winfield (foot) practiced on a limited basis. Linebacker Jasper Brinkley (hamstring) and receiver Darius Reynaud (hamstring) were listed on the report as full participants.

For the Lions, defensive end Dewayne White (toe), linebacker Larry Foote (knee), and linebacker Ernie Sims (hamstring) did not practice.  Defensive tackle Joe Cohen (ankle), linebacker Jordan Dizon (neck), fullback Jerome Felton (ankle), defensive end Jason Hunter (knee), defensive tackle Grady Jackson (knee), and quarterback Matthew Stafford (knee) practiced on a limited basis.  Receiver Calvin Johnson (knee) fully participated in practice.

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44 Responses to “Favre is limited in practice with "hip" injury”
  1. Tears_of_a_Favre says: Nov 11, 2009 6:40 PM

    Hip injury? Meh. It’s ebola.

  2. Twiz says: Nov 11, 2009 6:43 PM

    Lord Florio, you must be so glad the Vikings bye week is over and you can resume your mancrush on Favre. Next you will prob report when he takes a dump and if he has to strain while doing it.
    …….sigh

  3. j4a1 says: Nov 11, 2009 6:47 PM

    Florio…here’s a scoop for you. Favre had been diagnosed with the same hip problem Bo Jackson had. That was 18 years ago when he came to Green Bay. Wolf decided to take a chance on him. Could it be that it is finally catching up with him??

  4. JimmySmith says: Nov 11, 2009 6:52 PM

    “Childress tried to explain that the hip and the groin are basically the same thing.”
    He is not the sharpest tool in the shed and this is just another example that being dumb is occupational requirement for being head coach of the Biqueens. Its little wonder that the fans are of the same mental limitations, they have to be to sign on for the annual choke jobs that have characterized the franchise’s end of year collaspes.

  5. seals says: Nov 11, 2009 6:53 PM

    Yesterday I heard Florio loves to hate the vikes, today he loves to love the vikes. I think the general public has Viking envy this year. Don’t blame Folrio that your team sucks.

  6. mike says: Nov 11, 2009 7:01 PM

    Favre figures the vikings let me get away with everything else, I might as well skip practices all week too.

  7. CanadianVikingFan says: Nov 11, 2009 7:02 PM

    It’s syphilis.

  8. PervyHarvin says: Nov 11, 2009 7:09 PM

    @ JimmySmith -LOL LOL If Chilly is dumb, does that make McCarthy brain dead? You always talk about our end of the year collapses. I’m glad you can cheer for that and HOPE it transpires. God knows you have nothing left to cheer about in Green Bay! Glad we can help.
    Hip,sack,groin. All mid level aches. Chilly just likes to play.

  9. Bzilla says: Nov 11, 2009 7:10 PM

    JimmySmith says:
    November 11, 2009 6:52 PM
    “Childress tried to explain that the hip and the groin are basically the same thing.”
    He is not the sharpest tool in the shed and this is just another example that being dumb is occupational requirement for being head coach of the Biqueens. Its little wonder that the fans are of the same mental limitations, they have to be to sign on for the annual choke jobs that have characterized the franchise’s end of year collaspes.
    Real intelligent there JimmySmith! By your ridiculous standard 31 of 32 teams “collapse” every year. Silly!

  10. spyboots says: Nov 11, 2009 7:25 PM

    The adductor (groin) muscles are involved in hip movement, so pain a groin injury cause pain in the hips. He probably just doesn’t know how to define it.

  11. DocBG says: Nov 11, 2009 7:25 PM

    # JimmySmith says: November 11, 2009 6:52 PM
    “Childress tried to explain that the hip and the groin are basically the same thing.”
    He is not the sharpest tool in the shed and this is just another example that being dumb is occupational requirement for being head coach of the Biqueens. Its little wonder that the fans are of the same mental limitations, they have to be to sign on for the annual choke jobs that have characterized the franchise’s end of year collaspes.
    ——————————————————
    Hey jimmy, perhaps the vikes coach would be smarter if we used our deffensive lineman as linebackers, placekickers for the offensive line, and kneepads during meetings with the GM right? then we’d have a smart coach like MM, if only we could aspire to be a great team like green bay, maybe some clever comments about the other teams name would do the trick, but how to make fun of a team called the packers……..? Honestly, is the whole “biqueens” just some sort of incredible inferiority complex by you people? but no, being a “packer” means you must work for a moving company right? probably nothing to do with homosexuality, maybe a name like the Green Bay Enchanted Magical Unicorns would be a little more hetero for ya.
    /sarcasm
    Its really too bad your team doesn’t put on a game worth watching and you instead need to bash a team you are clearly jealous of, its okay, we know you’re a closet vikes fan, you can come out and admit it.

  12. Twiz says: Nov 11, 2009 7:46 PM

    Of course JimmySmith finally shows up.
    He doesn’t have the sack to show up in a post that says good things about the Vikings……
    BTW, here is a lil hint Jimmy…..the Vikes could play 500 ball the rest of the season and *STILL* beat your fudgepackers by 3 games or more in the division!

  13. J.Cannon says: Nov 11, 2009 8:01 PM

    ATTENTION THIS JUST IN: Brett Favre’s groin injury is the result of overuse of said body part due to his constant and continual urination on the state Wisconsin and all Packer’s fan’s.

  14. J.Cannon says: Nov 11, 2009 8:05 PM

    ATTENTION: Viking’s team trainers also suspect Favre may have a strained buttox due to the fact that he defecated on the Packer’s last Sunday.

  15. Nel Bobson says: Nov 11, 2009 8:36 PM

    @JimmySmith
    “Its little wonder that the fans are of the same mental limitations, they have to be to sign on for the annual choke jobs that have characterized the franchise’s end of year collaspes.”
    Talk about mental limitations????? How many stock shares do you own in the Packers???? Wise investment there Jim Bo!! Yea, your the sharpest knife if the cutting block!! Now, get off the goat and clean yourself up, Let me know if you understand these big words, cause if you don’t I can send you the short bus version…

  16. Wiscdave says: Nov 11, 2009 8:39 PM

    ATTENTION: J.Cannon has a fascination with certain bodily functions. I’m sure JimmySmith will be glad to oblige; he pisses on everything else.

  17. purpleguy says: Nov 11, 2009 8:48 PM

    I’m more interested in Winfield’s condition and how he moved at practice. They’ve been limiting Lord Favre in practice reps the last 4 weeks anyhow.
    Lets see, Klink responds to injuries in a fashion similar to that Patriots head coach — that must make him a dope. Anyone who lives in MN and has had to listen to 8 years of Marion Gaborik’s hip/groin injury crap with the Wild, not to mention Matt Birk, knows exactly how related hip and groin injuries are.
    But hey, we all must realize that the geniouses in cheeseville look at injuries differently. For example, if you suffer a concussion on the 4th play of the game, you keep playing until the 4th quarter when your brain starts leaking out of your earhole.

  18. veistran says: Nov 11, 2009 8:51 PM

    I don’t get you guys defending Chilly’s intelligence. This is the same guy that punted down 13 with about two minutes left an no timeouts thinking he was going to get the ball back. And defended the decision a day later. Same guy that thought T-Jack was going to be your franchise QB. He’s the next Wade Phillips, Norv Turner, Mike Nolan, Cam Cameron etc.

  19. timegambit says: Nov 11, 2009 9:08 PM

    “hip” injury means he’s just too damn hip…like me.
    Real Favre Update:
    11-11-2009—-doctors finally power wash the sour smell of green bay off of Brett.
    —-Deanna falls in love all over again.
    More updates coming…..

  20. stiller43 says: Nov 11, 2009 9:52 PM

    Old people hurt/break their hips. It’s what they do.

  21. T Jack says: Nov 11, 2009 10:04 PM

    He was limping around with said hip injury during all 4 of his touchdown passes. He even picked up Berrian after the last one. He must have really aggravated it with all the hits Green Bay put on him or wait, yeah they really didn’t touch him. I’d like to see the injury list of Aaron Rodgers. It must be a mile long by now. After another six sacks and a loss to Dallas this weekend, Rodgers will have a 10-15 record the last two seasons.

  22. funkydunkleman says: Nov 11, 2009 10:46 PM

    Hopefully we can go up about 35-3 by halftime against Detroit so Brett can sit back and relax for the rest of the game….. that is until Tarvaris throws 3 pick 6′s and Favre comes in late in the 4th to put the game away.

  23. packers4life says: Nov 11, 2009 10:50 PM

    “and a loss to Dallas this weekend”
    If the Vikings played Dallas this year, Dallas would probably beat them too. After all, Favre has a history of losing to them.

  24. mnmaverick says: Nov 11, 2009 11:16 PM

    Chilly is a horrible communicator.
    You should know that by now.
    He’s contributed some of the strangest quotes I’ve ever heard in my life.
    If you’re hoping to hear and/or read something rational and straight to the point. STAY THE HELL AWAY FROM BRAD CHILDRESS. ; )

  25. Did you catch the Viking-Packer at Lambeau game Bob Nelson? says: Nov 11, 2009 11:35 PM

    “and a loss to Dallas this weekend”
    If the Vikings played Dallas this year, Dallas would probably beat them too. After all, Favre has a history of losing to them
    ————
    so, have you taken over for Bob Nelson? He has vanished. and, would the vikes have lost to the Bucs too?

  26. SmackMyVickUp says: Nov 12, 2009 1:09 AM

    I am guessing the surgery to remove him and Chilly at the hip was successful then?

  27. PervyHarvin says: Nov 12, 2009 8:26 AM

    packers4life says:
    November 11, 2009 10:50 PM
    “and a loss to Dallas this weekend”
    If the Vikings played Dallas this year, Dallas would probably beat them too. After all, Favre has a history of losing to them.
    ————————————————–
    Favre also has a history of playing the Cowboys with average Packer teams. Not with Chilly’s kick ass offense and tough D. Sorry, wrong answer. I will not ridicule you though. Heard you were a ” very powerful Packer stockholder.” I don’t mess with that. LOL

  28. Supersuckers says: Nov 12, 2009 9:58 AM

    No Pervy wrong once agai. Favre played the cowboys in 93, 94, 95, 96, 99, 2007. All losses and wretched choke filled games. They won a couple at home against Dallas in 97 and 03? But the games in the nineties they sometimes played them twice. ALL losses. 1996 Green Bay Packers won th NFL title.

  29. PervyHarvin says: Nov 12, 2009 10:15 AM

    @ Supersuckers – Maybe you took my “wrong answer” as in Favre didn’t lose to the cowboys with Packers. Read it again. I wasn’t diputing the fact that he lost,said he ran average Packer teams. Not the Vikings great O and good D. Think he would win running the Vikes. We all make wrong posts at times, but not this time! LOL

  30. PervyHarvin says: Nov 12, 2009 10:25 AM

    “I wasn’t disputing the fact that is” LOL I don’t have a lisp!

  31. Supersuckers says: Nov 12, 2009 10:57 AM

    Pervy,
    The 1996 Green Bay Packers, the team that went on to win the NFL Title, played Dallas that year with Favre at the helm and were absolutly crushed by Dallas. 21-6 was the final but it very easily could have been 49-6. So you are calling the 1996 Packers average? As well as the 2007? the 1995? Chickenfoot was on here yesterday raving about all the talent those Wolf built teams had and you are calling them average. Whom should I believe?

  32. PervyHarvin says: Nov 12, 2009 11:33 AM

    Supersuckers – Ok, 95-96 and 2007 were no average teams. Good teams as a matter of fact. I’m not a Packer historian by any means Hell ,I’m just taking your word that Favre lost all those games to Dallas. Sure you remember. We are getting away from the start of this anyway,packer4life said Favre chokes with the boys and Vikings would lose to them. I believe the Vikings are better than those Packer teams Favre was on. Yes,even the SB winning team. I think we would beat the Cowboys.
    As a sidenote Supersuckers, I got the Pack to upset Dallas at home. What you think about that? I think this is a defining game for the Pack after an embarrassing loss to the jolly rodgers. Throwing injuries,stats,everything out the window. Cowboys can be beat at Green Bay I believe.

  33. danlinker says: Nov 12, 2009 12:02 PM

    packers4life – Favre does not have a history of losing to Dallas. The Packers do. In case you haven’t heard, Favre is no longer a Packer.

  34. Chickenfoot says: Nov 12, 2009 12:31 PM

    Good call Dan.
    Its such a conveinent flip flop for Packer fans .
    Favre loses games by himself, but with Rodegers it’s a team game.
    99% of packer fans are the biggest flip flopping hypocrites for a fanbase.

  35. Supersuckers says: Nov 12, 2009 12:45 PM

    I hope you are right about Sunday. i have a good feeling to listening to interviews and such. There seems to be an emphasis on this ONE game more so then I have seen in the past. There seems to be urgency in other words. Good interview with Driver last night on WTMJ.

  36. Chickenfoot says: Nov 12, 2009 1:35 PM

    Demarcus Ware gets 4 sacks.
    Print it!
    Where has the urgency been all year super?
    That’s all on coach Mumbles.
    It’s never a good sign when you have to have a “clear the air” meetingat week 9.
    Pack is in deep doo doo.

  37. PervyHarvin says: Nov 12, 2009 2:11 PM

    LOL Ware could get 4 or 5. I just think the Pack is going to get lucky with some air Rodgers td’s even if the boys outplay them. Dallas secondary pretty similiar to Vikings this year in stats. Hell, got to pick one upset a week!

  38. purple hay-seuss says: Nov 12, 2009 3:01 PM

    Jimmy, while claiming to have, and on very rare occasion succeeding in displaying two functioning neurons outside of his own groin area, has again leaped from the boundaries of sanity. The Bowling Alley must have had “ladies night” recently with tube tops required. And he’s out of lotion and Kleenex again.
    Crappy Landings, Jimmy. Go find Bobby. He’s in Argentina tracking the statistical anomalies of people that wear sandals in hot climates.
    Anything is possible for Minny this year. But if Favre continues to display the shocking level of maturity and team spirit that he has thus far, I say NFC championship against New Orleans.

  39. Supersuckers says: Nov 12, 2009 3:09 PM

    I don’t know that’s a good question. Ask McCarthy.
    2 minutes after the loss last week I said this could be the best thing for this team to give them a kick in the ass. Maybe they turn it around maybe they won’t. I don’t have a crystal ball. but I like what Im hearing from the players this week. Talk is cheap. You all know that because thats all most of you do on here. Talk cheap shit withot any insight or knowledge annonymously.

  40. Chickenfoot says: Nov 12, 2009 4:12 PM

    A team with this much “supposed talent”, shouldn’t need a kick in the ass. That motivation should be there at week 1!!
    Either it’s lack of talent or horrible coaching.
    I think it’s a lot of both.
    Packers miss the playoffs again this year.
    I don’t need a crystal ball. They are a average team. i really think they have quit on Mumbles.
    Too bad you are stuck with him and Teabag for the foreseeable future.

  41. J.Cannon says: Nov 12, 2009 5:53 PM

    The Packer’s will lose to Dallas. Ware will go apeshit on the Packers O-line and rack up a few sacks. Marion the Barbarian will represnt for his home state and score three Touchdown’s in a blowout. print it!

  42. Bigskyvikes says: Nov 13, 2009 11:53 AM

    Vikings would probably lose to Dallas also??
    Because Favre couldnt beat them before!
    Well than he cant beat them now either, right?
    Its sad how losers hang on old stats.
    Do you really think stats predicted any outcome of any game?
    Or do they just make good media?
    Sad.
    Chilly is probably setting everything up so Favre doesnt play much in the next eight games, so the old guy can run (lead) his well oiled machine all the way throught the playoffs, to the promise land!
    Favre is here to do one thing and so far A+
    I love it!!
    THIS IS OUR YEAR!!
    THIS IS OUR YEAR!!

  43. Bigskyvikes says: Nov 13, 2009 12:02 PM

    I just read that the Greenbay Packers are going broke and may have to sell off the team!
    They said it would be a win/win because they could sell the team to LA and than since 64% of the state of Wisconsin is a loyal Vikings fans that they would use tax dollars from both states to build the Vikes a new stadium. In Mn.
    The stadium would be large enough so season ticket holders from Mn and Ws for the Vikes and the Pack could renew their season tickets for seats in the new Vikings stadium!
    I think this is great news and cant wait.

  44. mnmaverick says: Nov 14, 2009 2:07 AM

    Sounds good to me, Big Sky. = )

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