Update: Vikings' Brett Favre era began at 1:29 p.m., when the purple/red-clad QB took the practice field
By Steve Aschburner
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009
The scene today outside Winter Park was equal parts throwback to Herschel Walker's ballyhooed arrival in 1989 and, say, an Obama presidential visit. A couple of hundred fans crowded along Vikings Drive in Eden Prairie eager to catch a long-awaited glimpse of Favre in Vikings purple.