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Favre: This is what I came back for

Minnesota’s Benny Sapp tackles Dallas’ Marion Barber during the first half. Barber ran eight times for 14 yards. (Associated Press)
Minnesota’s Benny Sapp tackles Dallas’ Marion Barber during the first half. Barber ran eight times for 14 yards. (Associated Press)

Minnesota’s Benny Sapp tackles Dallas’ Marion Barber during the first half. Barber ran eight times for 14 yards.

MINNEAPOLIS – “This is what I came back for.”

For the adrenaline rush. For the in-your-face touchdown. For another shot at the Super Bowl.

Brett Favre wanted all of it, and now he’s got it.

Four – count ’em, four – touchdown passes from Minnesota’s 40-year-old quarterback sent the Vikings to the NFC championship game with a determined 34-3 rout of the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

“Probably the most fatigued I got today was celebrating,” Favre said, smiling. More here.

NFL Scoreboard:

Vikings 34 Cowboys 3

Jets 17 Chargers 14




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.