|Published:||Aug 04, 2010 9:56 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Aug 04, 2010 6:56 PM EDT|
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said Brett Favre will play this season if his ankle allows it.
Bevell spoke on Wednesday after a morning practice in Mankato. He has been close friends with Favre dating back to when Bevell was the quarterbacks coach for the Green Bay Packers.
Bevell said he has spoken to the 40-year-old quarterback recently, but not in the last 24 hours. He said it's been his
understanding all along that if Favre's surgically repaired left ankle heals well enough, Favre will return to play for the Vikings
Favre's agent, Bus Cook, also said Wednesday that Favre plans to play if his health holds up. He said Favre will visit his surgeon, Dr. James Andrews, next week.
Earlier this week, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Favre had told the team he wasn't going to return for a second season in Minnesota.
Bottom line, a final decision has not been made.
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