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Byline: Sean Jensen
Nearly a month ago at the Metrodome, Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre completed 16 of 19 passes for 211 yards and two touchdowns in thrusting his team to a 17-0 halftime lead over the Vikings.
That's a recipe for ruin.
"You can't do that, especially against Brett," said Vikings safety Darren Sharper, Favre's teammate from 1997 to 2004. "You can't let him get that confidence going because he's hard to stop."
Not only is Favre heralded for his ability to ignite comebacks (eight of his 34 victories from a fourth-quarter tie or deficit are against the Vikings), but he also owns an impressive 106-21 record when his team leads at halftime.
If the Vikings are going to sweep the Packers for the …