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In his book “Outliers, ” Malcolm Gladwell claims that we need at least 10,000 hours of dedicated practice to master a skill or complex task.
As examples, he cited the Beatles, Mozart and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, among others.
By any measure, the two quarterbacks in Sunday’s NFC championship game would be considered masters of their craft.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre has won three MVP awards and is a future first-ballot Hall of Famer. Favre has seen, heard and felt it all in his stellar 19-year career.
Because of Favre’s vast experience, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith said its defense probably won’t be able to do anything to rattle him Sunday

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