October 19th, 2010 10:23 EST
On Going Investigation by the NFL Still have Favre and Fans Waiting in the Wings
As the ongoing investigation continues on the allegations of sexual misconduct by Brett Favre, the fans and probably even the Minnesota Vikings continue wondering if Favre will still continue being the starting Quarterback for the rest of the season.
The league is still reviewing the matter and has taken it a step further by interviewing the two contracted massage therapists that also filed alleged allegations of sexual misconduct against the hall of fame to be quarterback.
The big question that is pending right now is did Favre violate the NFL`s Personal Conduct Policy. The policy is written in a broad scope but in this case the part of the policy that is under review is if Favre crossed the line and violated the part which states conduct that undermines or puts at risk the integrity and reputation of the NFL, NFL Clubs or NFL Players. " (Murphy, E. 2010)
The other question is has Favre secured a lawyer to represent him as of yet. Joe Friedberg a lawyer that has represented other NFL players in the past including some from the Vikings stated that the NFL Commissioner has lots of pull and holds a broad range of options on various punishments he could dish out including suspending players.
If Favre is found guilty of these allegations he would more than likely appeal the decision set forth by the NFL and most of the time an appeal could take on average 10 days but if any legal action is implemented against Favre the legal action could delay any suspension for months or possibly years. If it does work out like this Favre would more than likely finish the regular season and even the post season if the Vikings make the post season.
Favre has not said too much into the allegations but has once again said that this will be his last season playing in the NFL; of course I have heard that before.
Murphy, E., Favre May Have Secured Lawyer in "Sexting Scandal`