Brett Favre returned to practice Thursday on a limited basis after being held out of drills a day earlier because of tendinitis in his throwing elbow.
The quarterback was wearing a wrap on his arm during the practice.
Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, who also was Favre's quarterbacks coach for three seasons in Green Bay, was asked about Favre's statement on Wednesday that he would be open to ending his NFL-record starting streak of 289 consecutive regular-season games if that would help him recover.
"All the times that I've been with him, he's never missed one," Bevell said. "It's hard to imagine, but he wants to do what's best for the team. We want to do what's best for the team. Could it happen? Yeah, it could happen, but I'm with you, it's hard to see."
Favre is expected to start Sunday against Dallas at Mall of America Field, but Bevell said a decision could go up to game time.
"We're still trying to see how he'll respond to the treatment he's getting," Bevell said.