a reliable source just informs me that the goat in question was to be ritualy "sacrificed" in "honor" of Favre's debue.
(with the following Bbq being incidental, no doubt.)
> Mechanic finds 'Favre' goat in car trunk
> by FOX Sports.com
> August 24, 2009
> An auto mechanic in Winona, Minn. found out just how crazy things can be now
> that Brett Favre is a Viking.
> That's what happens when you find a live, purple-and-gold painted goat with a
> "4" shaved into its side in the trunk of the car you are working on.
> James Prusci told the Winona Daily News a woman brought her car in to have a
> belt replaced on Friday and warned him the goat was in there, saying she planned
> to butcher the animal later.
> She then waited outside with a man and a young boy while the mechanic went to
> Prusci said he heard the goat crying and opened the trunk to give it some air,
> when he noticed its appearance. It had been tied at the feet as well.
> This is probably a good time to mention that Favre was making his debut in
> Minneapolis that night, just a 2 1/2-hour drive from Winona.
> Prusci alerted animal control, who confronted the woman after she claimed the
> car an hour later.
> Winona Police Sgt. Chris Nelson confirmed the account and said the animal was in
> the care of a local vet. But there is no word whether the man or woman have been