AccuScore: How does Brett Favre’s retirement impact Vikings’ playoff chances?

If Brett Favre does in fact retire, as he’s been reportedly informing his teammates, it would have a huge effect on the Minnesota Vikings’ playoff chances.

Vikings W L % DIV PLAYOFF PPG
With Favre 11.5 4.5 71.9% 73% 91% 30.0
Without Favre 8.9 7.1 55.6% 32% 53% 24.0
Difference -2.6 2.6 -16.3% -41% -38% -6.0

The Vikings were AccuScore’s strong favorite to win the NFC North, but without Favre, they become the second favorite after the Packers. The first chart shows the NFC North division with Brett Favre (WF) and the second chart shows the NFC North division without Favre (NF).

NFCN (WF) W L % DIV PLAYOFF
Vikings 11.5 4.5 71.9% 73% 91%
Packers 9.5 6.5 59.4% 22% 60%
Bears 7.4 8.6 46.3% 4% 18%
Lions 4.8 11.2 30.0% 1% 1%
NFCN (NF) W L % DIV PLAYOFF
Packers 9.7 6.3 60.6% 52% 69%
Vikings 8.9 7.1 55.6% 32% 53%
Bears 7.8 8.2 48.8% 14% 29%
Lions 5.0 11.0 31.3% 2% 2%

Please visit AccuScore.com to make sure you are up to date with the latest game forecasts, which are updated throughout the week based on injury and weather updates.

If Brett Favre does in fact retire, as he’s been reportedly informing his teammates, it would have a huge effect on the Minnesota Vikings’ playoff chances.

Vikings W L % DIV PLAYOFF PPG
With Favre 11.5 4.5 71.9% 73% 91% 30.0
Without Favre 8.9 7.1 55.6% 32% 53% 24.0
Difference -2.6 2.6 -16.3% -41% -38% -6.0

The Vikings were AccuScore’s strong favorite to win the NFC North, but without Favre, they become the second favorite after the Packers. The first chart shows the NFC North division with Brett Favre (WF) and the second chart shows the NFC North division without Favre (NF).

NFCN (WF) W L % DIV PLAYOFF
Vikings 11.5 4.5 71.9% 73% 91%
Packers 9.5 6.5 59.4% 22% 60%
Bears 7.4 8.6 46.3% 4% 18%
Lions 4.8 11.2 30.0% 1% 1%
NFCN (NF) W L % DIV PLAYOFF
Packers 9.7 6.3 60.6% 52% 69%
Vikings 8.9 7.1 55.6% 32% 53%
Bears 7.8 8.2 48.8% 14% 29%
Lions 5.0 11.0 31.3% 2% 2%

Please visit AccuScore.com to make sure you are up to date with the latest game forecasts, which are updated throughout the week based on injury and weather updates.

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