Football is the ultimate team game and the dynamics and chemistry in the locker room are critically important to any team's success. Championship teams have a palpable aura and feeling of internal unity to them. That's the main reason I don't like the Vikings' signing of
What is commendable is the front office showing the players it will do whatever it takes to field the best possible team.
Here are some of the bad messages, however, that I think the signing sends to Favre's new teammates:
If I were
I'm curious to find out how things went down between second-year QB
Let's not forget that Favre was still under contract with the Jets for this season before they relinquished his rights after drafting
Favre's actions and words have been incredibly unfair to the Vikings this offseason, particularly to
None of these potential negative repercussions will be talked about publicly by any of the Vikings players because they are way too smart for that. They know their owner and head coach signed off on the move. If your boss makes a decision, you support it because, well, he's your boss. But deep down some of them will have their doubts and be skeptical until Favre can prove to them he is a team guy and truly playing for the right reasons. Doubts and skepticism are not the foundation of a championship club in the NFL.