New Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre Brett Favre (4) and and teammate Tarvaris Jackson (7) look on during NFL football training camp, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009 in Eden Prairie, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)

Something Packer fans must hate to see. Favre (4) and new teammate Tarvaris Jackson (the Vikings' incumbent QB).(Hannah Foslien / AP)

By Mark Memmott

"Brett Favre is on the field ... it's official," KARE-TV's sports writer Dave Schwartz just tweeted.

That would be future Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre and the field would be at the practice facility of the Minnesota Vikings, where the former Packer (and, for one year, a New York Jet) is joining a team that his old fans in Green Bay will just hate to see him with.

According to the Star Tribune, the guy who was wearing No. 4 (Favre's number) has already given it up. Backup quarterback John David Booty probably wasn't going to be seeing much action anyway, so No. 9 will be fine for him.

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2:41 - August 18, 2009