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Report: NFL wants proof of Favre photos
National Football League

Report: NFL wants proof of Favre photos

Published Oct. 22, 2010 1:00 a.m. ET

The NFL's investigation of Brett Favre's apparent propositioning of a New York Jets employee is on hold until it can be proven that the Vikings quarterback sent the lewd photos in question, TMZ reported Friday.

According to the report, the NFL is investigating Favre's behavior as a workplace harassment issue, not as a possible violation of the league's personal conduct policy.

Two weeks ago the sports blog Deadspin posted a video montage containing voice messages and lewd photos allegedly sent by Favre in 2008 to then-Jets stadium reporter Jenn Sterger. Favre was playing for the Jets at the time.

The league reportedly needs Sterger's phone or phone records in order to prove that the messages were from Favre. TMZ reports that Sterger still has the photos, which have been turned over to her lawyer, Joseph Conway.


"We just spoke to the NFL. We are continuing our dialogue, and all options are still on the table," Conway told TMZ.

The 41-year-old future Hall of Famer, who has refused to comment on the accusations, met with NFL security on Tuesday to discuss the matter. Sterger hired Conway this week in anticipation of being questioned by the NFL.

Sterger, 26, now hosts The Daily Line on cable channel Versus.


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