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Jets will finally be able to take off with Favre at QB

Brett Favre suddenly gives the Jets a vertical passing game they haven't had in years, but also makes the running game and defense better and transforms New York into a playoff contender.

Updated: August 7, 2008, 12:02 PM ET
By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.
The saga is finally over and Brett Favre is now a member of the New York Jets. Acquiring Favre reportedly cost the Jets a fourth-round pick that could become a third-rounder or potentially even a first-rounder depending on how successful the Jets are this season. That fits with New York's win-now approach to its offseason.