A Closer Look at the Favre Contract

Some details of Brett Favre’s two-year, $25 million contract with the Vikings have started to emerge, thanks to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The $12 million Favre will get for 2009 will be paid in three four-year installments. One will be paid this season, another in March and the third not until 2011.The contract also contains $6 million guaranteed for skill and injury, meaning if he plays poorly and the team releases him, Favre will get $6 million.

By the way –

Here is the answer to a future trivia question: Who was released by the Vikings to make room on the roster for Brett Favre ?

Answer: Rookie free agent linebacker Robert Francois from Boston College.

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