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Associated Press, Published September 13 2009

Favre one of five captains for Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS – Brett Favre has been selected one of five captains for the Minnesota Vikings this season.

Favre has been with the team for less than a month, but apparently has already made enough of an impression to be elected a captain by his teammates.

Guard Steve Hutchinson, defensive tackle Kevin Williams, linebacker E.J. Henderson and kicker Ryan Longwell are the other permanent captains this season. The Vikings will also pick a sixth captain on a game-by-game basis.

Associated Press