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Photos from 2010 Vikings Season January 2, 2011

As part of my work at the Minneapolis Star Tribune, I was fortunate to photograph a very eventful Vikings season. The year included a 40-year old quarterback’s comeback, unexpected trades, significant firings and a stadium collapse. These are my photos to document a very memorable year. Enjoy!

All work © StarTribune.

Quarterback Brett Favre celebrated after throwing a 23-yard touchdown pass to Percy Harvin at TCF Bank Stadium.

Quarterback Brett Favre threw a pass under pressure from Lions linebacker Ashlee Palmer.

Safety Donte Whitner intercepted a pass intended for Sidney Rice. Jackson threw three INTs in the game.

Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick fumbled a snap on the Vikings' one-yard line. Linebacker Ben Leber recovered the ball.

Brett Favre ran onto the field to play the Green Bay Packers at the Metrodome.

Albert Young tackled by safety David Bruton.

Quarterbacks Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers after the Green Bay Packers' 31-3 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.

Broncos wide receiver Alric Arnett caught a 14- yard touchdown pass over cornerback Marcus Sherels.

Adrian Peterson pulled a Miami linebacker in the second quarter. Peterson ran for one TD and 145 yards.

Running back Adrian Peterson handed the ball to a lucky fan after a touchdown run.

Quarterback Brett Favre recovered a high snap in the final game of his 20-year career.

Brett Favre grimaced after taking a hard hit from Arthur Moats and left the game with a shoulder injury.

Randy Moss returned to the Metrodome for his first home game with the Vikings since leaving the team in 2004.

Brad Childress unsuccessfully challenged a Green Bay touchdown. Vikings owner Zygi Wilf fired Childress shortly after the game.

Vikings ownership fired Brad Childress and named Leslie Frazier interim head coach.

The Metrodome's roof collapsed after a winter storm swept through the Twin Cities.

Brett Favre celebrated after throwing the final touchdown pass of his 20-year career.

The Vikings introduced John Randle as one of the team's 50 greatest players during halftime at TCF Bank Stadium.

Wide receiver Johnny Knox caught a 67-yard touchdown pass over Madieu Williams.

Wide receiver Devin Aromashodu celebrated the Chicago Bears' 40-14 victory over Minnesota Vikings 40-14.

Brett Favre walked off the field after playing the final game of his 20-year career.

McKenna Ewen

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