Jimmy Johnson: Favre's a 'drama queen'

BY foxsports • October 14, 2010

Brett Favre's act is getting old.

That's what FOX NFL Sunday analyst Jimmy Johnson told FOX Sports Radio's Mike North.

“Would you agree with me on this, that he is a drama queen? He’s a drama queen that’s 41 years old, and while some of his ailments are real, and he’s got some problems, there’s no doubt about that," Johnson said. "But he loves to play it up, he loves the spotlight. And the guy can still do it. And I’ve always said this — it’s not how many great plays you make that make you successful, it’s how few bad plays. And it’s getting to where his bad plays are about equal or more to his good plays."

The Minnesota Vikings quarterback is battling tendinitis in his throwing elbow while also being investigated by the NFL for allegedly sending inappropriate picture and voice messages to then-New York Jets sideline reporter Jenn Sterger when he played for the Jets in 2008.

Favre and his 1-3 Vikings have disappointed so far and are in a much-anticipated battle with the 1-3 Dallas Cowboys on Sunday (4:15 p.m. ET on FOX) in America's Game of the Week. Both teams entered the season as Super Bowl favorites and are fighting to get back into contention.

To hear the interview in its entirety, tune in to the Mike North Show on FOX Sports Radio this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon ET.

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