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Old 12-20-2009, 10:27 PM   #1416
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Childress tried to take Favre out in third quarter

Posted by Gregg Rosenthal on December 21, 2009 12:21 AM ET

As we prepare to head home after this long football Sunday, we'll leave you with one aftershock from Minnesota's embarrassing blowout loss to the Panthers.

Vikings coach Brad Childress attempted to take Brett Favre out of Sunday's game in the third quarter. When the Vikings were leading 7-6. Huh?

As anyone who watched the game knows, Favre stayed in throughout. And according to the Vikings beat writers, Favre was "not a happy camper" when he spoke about the development.

Childress did appear to successfully bench two other veterans: left tackle Bryant McKinnie and cornerback Antoine Winfield.

We have a feeling our bossman Mr. Florio will have a few thoughts on this development in the morning.
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