Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell is known as one of Brett Favre’s best friends in football.
When Longwell told ESPN’s Michelle Tafoya about Favre’s tearful explanation to his teammates about the Jenn Sterger saga, Longwell probably wanted to show Favre’s softer side. He wanted to tell America how difficult this latest drama was for his friend.
Asked about the talk after the game, Favre made it clear he wishes the talk stayed in-house.
“That’s between me and my teammates . . . apparently not all of them,” Favre said.
Favre also didn’t want to address the media about the Sterger investigation. He seemed even more frustrated with his balky elbow. Despite coming off a bye week, Favre struggled with tendinitis.
“This is probably the worst it’s felt in four games,” he said. “I missed
some throws the last drive, I think I make in my sleep. Really the last
Favre also made a number of excellent throws in the second half. But his head-scratching misses and some typically poor decisions brought back bad memories for Jets fans. On Monday night, however, Jets fans reveled in watching Favre in pain.