Video: Brett Favre delivers a nasty block on Texans’ Eugene Wilson

SHARE Video: Brett Favre delivers a nasty block on Texans’ Eugene Wilson
SHARE Video: Brett Favre delivers a nasty block on Texans’ Eugene Wilson

Before Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre’s return to “Monday Night Football,” we heard that he believed he had a cracked rib and that taking a deep breath brought on a feeling of discomfort.

Apparently, this condition didn’t stop him from delivering a pretty nasty crackback block on Texans’ safety Eugene Wilson — a penalty-inducing move that left Wilson clutching his leg after the play and the crowd booing.

The broadcast team, speaking for many fans who don’t want to see players sustain senseless career-ending injuries in preseason games, chastised Favre for the move.

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen said on his Twitter that the veteran’s block out the Wildcat formation made all NFL quarterbacks split out in formation targets for abuse.

You guys fired up about the guy who didn’t want to go through training camp toying with the career’s of others, or was this penalty blown out of proportion?

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