Brett Favre reportedly will return to the Vikings [Updated]
Favre and his wife, Deanna, are reportedly on their way back to Minnesota. The source said Favre is expected in Vikings camp.
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Earlier Tuesday, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that kicker Ryan Longwell, guard Steve Hutchinson and defensive end Jared Allen were all absent from the Vikings' morning practice and were en route to Hattiesburg, Miss., for a visit with Favre.
[Updated at 1:40 p.m.: According to ESPN.com, WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg reported that Favre departed on a plane bound for Minnesota at 2:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday. And FoxSports.com is reporting that Favre told Longwell, Hutchinson and Allen that he would be returning for another season.]