Posted by Will Brinson
Tarvaris Jackson's consecutive start streak is over. At one. Brett Favre's replacement was placed on injured reserve Thursday, effectively ending his season and likely his career as a Viking.
Jackson suffered a turf toe injury against the Giants Monday, so Minnesota went out and signed Patrick Ramsey to back up rookie Joe Webb (who, apropos of nothing, is probably eligible as a wide receiver in fantasy, which I find fascinating) for Monday's game against Chicago.
Jackson's contract is up at the end of 2010, and it seems likely, with Brad Childress out of the picture, that both the Vikings and Jackson end up going their separate ways.
As for the fact that Favre isn't headed to IR yet, well, let's just say there's still a chance we see him play this year. Although a cameo against Chicago in eight-degree weather seems like a poor choice, unless Minnesota wants to see him end his career like a bug drifting around the Autobahn at windshield level.
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