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Brett Favre Scandal: Admits Leaving Voicemails, Denies X-Rated Pictures, Says Report

Gawker sports blog Deadspin is reporting that they have received what they consider to be audio and photographic proof that Vikings Quarterback Brett Favre sent naked pictures to Jenn Sterger, a sports reporter who was employed by the New York Jets when Favre played there. The allegations first surfaced in a Deadspin post in August.
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Brett Favre Scandal: Admits Leaving Voicemails, Denies X-Rated Pictures, Says Report
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NEW YORK (CBS) Brett Favre has reportedly fessed up to sending racy voice mails to sportscaster Jenn Sterger in 2008 - but denies sending graphic photos.

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The report came from FOX Sports' Correspondent Jay Glazer, who didn't name his source and said the league isn't commenting.

Earlier this month, Gawker sports blog DeadSpin reported that Favre invited the sideline reporter to his hotel via those voicemails when both were with the New York Jets.

"I'm going back to the hotel and just, just chill...Love to have you come over tonight," one voicemail said.

Deadspin also reported that lewd x-rated photos were sent to Sterger from the same phone as the voicemails.

Favre, who is married with two children, has denied sending those photos.

According to CBS News' "The Early Show," Sterger's legal team is still deciding whether to talk to the NFL.

If she decides not to cooperate, there would likely be no discipline for Favre, CBS Correspondent Jeff Glor says. If she does cooperate with the NFL, Favre could face disciplinary action - a fine or suspension.

Of course, there's more at stake for the future Hall of Famer.

There are reports that Favre and Sterger are negotiating a cash settlement.

The 41-year-old Minnesota quarterback has a stress fracture in his left ankle that could end his NFL-record streak at 291 consecutive games started - 315 including the playoffs. His streak could also be derailed if he is suspended by the league.

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