Now the question becomes how much it cost them. Favre signed a two-year, $25 million deal last year that's set to pay him $13 million in 2010.
According to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora, there has yet to be a change in Favre's contract filed with the league office.
However, Vikings beat writer Judd Zulgad reports there is a pay raise coming.
The team, according to NFL sources, plans to increase Favre's base salary for this season to $16.5 million instead of the originally planned $13 million he was due under the two-year contract he signed last August.
There's also expected to be another $3.5 million available in incentives bringing the total to $20 million.
Favre has told several people his decision to return is not about the money. Why, then, did he return with $7 million more available to him?
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