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Vikings' Favre has fractured ankle; record in jeopardy

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Vikings' Favre has fractured ankle; record in jeopardy
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Brett Favre has a fracture in his left ankle that could end the 41-year-old's NFL-record consecutive games streak.

Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress said today an MRI on Favre's ankle revealed the injury after Minnesota's loss at Green Bay. Childress says Favre is wearing a walking boot.

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Childress says Favre's streak will not affect his decision whether to play him Sunday at New England. The coach says they have to do what what's right for the Vikings.

Favre threw three interceptions against his former team, the Packers, and hurt the ankle when he was hit on one the interceptions.

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Pioneer staff reports
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