Favre no savior for Vikings
A new TE may give the vet QB a great target, but it probably won't be enough
With the regular season approaching, the Football Outsiders use their unique brand of analysis to break down each of the league's 32 teams. The series continues today with a look at the Minnesota Vikings.
Season preview: Minnesota Vikings
Brett Favre's 2008 performance was worse than it looked, but he'll have a soon-to-be superstar tight end to throw to in 2009.
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2009 NFL PRESEASON
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Football Outsiders uses advanced stats to give you a player on the rise, another one in decline and a key player to watch for each team in the preseason. The series starts in the AFC West and runs for 32 consecutive days.