Packers-Vikings: My Q+A With Examiner Joe Oberle


Published: October 3, 2009

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... did a Q+A with Examiner Joe Oberle.  These are his responses to my questions on the Vikings.  You can see my responses to his questions by clicking here.

Mark Strotman: What has the transition been like in going from hating Brett Favre for the last 17 years to embracing him as your team leader? Is it still as weird to see him in purple as it is for me?

Joe Oberle: The first time I saw him Brett Favre in a Vikings’ purple uniform during preseason, I laughed at the almost surreal nature of it. It really looked strange because he truly was the face of that team to all us Vikings fans. It has taken some getting used to, but is happening sooner than I expected, and I think it is because he is seems to be emerging as the team leader.

It is his personality and love for the game that is coming through with his teammates and also with the fans. Personally...

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