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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 10, 2011.
By United Press International
Favre lookalike was at Packers practice

Favre lookalike was at Packers practice

RIPON, Wis., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A Wisconsin man who resembles Brett Favre said he was surprised to see his picture online after he attended a Green Bay Packers practice.

Agent: Favre not coming out of retirement

HATTIESBURG, Miss., July 25 (UPI) -- Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre isn't coming out of retirement to play again, despite rumors to the contrary, his agent said Monday.
Favre files NFL retirement papers

Favre files NFL retirement papers

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The National Football League confirmed 41-year-old quarterback Brett Favre filed paperwork for his retirement, NFL.com reported Monday.

Brett Favre's sister arrested in meth bust

DIAMONDHEAD, Miss., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The younger sister of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre was arrested at a Mississippi methamphetamine lab Wednesday, authorities said.

NFL: Detroit 20, Minnesota 13

DETROIT, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Shaun Hill tossed for 258 yards Sunday and the Detroit Lions downed Minnesota 20-13 in what was likely the last game of Brett Favre's legendary career.
NFL fines Favre $50,000

NFL fines Favre $50,000

NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre was fined $50,000 by the NFL Wednesday for not fully cooperating in the league's probe of the Jenn Sterger case.
Packers' Rodgers practices

Packers' Rodgers practices

GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who sat out last weekend with his second concussion this season, practiced Wednesday.
Favre not going on IR, could play Sunday

Favre not going on IR, could play Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre may play again this season despite sustaining a concussion against Chicago, Coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday.

Vikings: Favre to start against Bears

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre, thought to be out for Monday's game against Chicago, was named the starter in the historic outdoor contest.

Vikings' Favre to miss 2nd straight start

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre will miss his second straight start with a sprained shoulder, Coach Leslie Frazier said Saturday.
Coach: Favre could return this season

Coach: Favre could return this season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre isn't going onto the injured reserve list and could return this season, Coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday.
Favre's games-played streak ends at 297

Favre's games-played streak ends at 297

DETROIT, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre will not play in Monday's game, the team said, ending his NFL-record streak of 297 straight games played.
NFL: Favre 'sexting' probe completed

NFL: Favre 'sexting' probe completed

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- An NFL probe into "sexting" allegations against Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre has been concluded, a league official confirmed Wednesday.
Sterger mulls taking Favre evidence public

Sterger mulls taking Favre evidence public

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Former New York Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger may make her alleged harassment evidence against quarterback Brett Favre public, her manager said Tuesday.

Favre 'day-to-day' with shoulder sprain

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre has a sprained shoulder and is listed as day-to-day, Coach Leslie Frazier said Monday.

NFL: Minnesota 38, Buffalo 14

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Tarvaris Jackson came in after Brett Favre was hurt early in the game Sunday and tossed two touchdowns in the Minnesota Vikings' 38-14 romp over Buffalo.

Favre seeks to end season on 'high note'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre said Wednesday he's determined to play out the rest of the season under interim head Coach Leslie Frazier.

Vikings activate injured receiver Rice

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Injured Minnesota wide receiver Sidney Rice has been activated from the physically unable to perform list, the Vikings said Saturday.

NFL: Minnesota 27, Arizona 24 (OT)

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Ryan Longwell's 35-yard field goal in overtime capped a furious Minnesota comeback in which the Vikings rallied for a 27-24 win over Arizona.

Report: Favre says he can start

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre, hobbled by an ankle injury, says he expects to start against the New England Patriots Sunday, ESPN reported.
Favre returns to practice

Favre returns to practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre was able to practice Friday despite broken bones in his left ankle, but his availability for Sunday's game is still unknown.

Favre misses practice again

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre, who has started 291 straight games, did not take part in practice for the second straight day Thursday.
Still a chance of Favre playing Sunday

Still a chance of Favre playing Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre, despite two bone fractures in his left ankle, refused to rule himself out for Sunday's game at New England.
Favre has fractures in ankle

Favre has fractures in ankle

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Minnesota quarterback Brett Favre has two small fractures in his left ankle and may not be able to practice this week, Vikings Coach Brad Childress said Monday.
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