It's been a rough few months for Brett Favre. His public waffling over whether he would return to football, and the collective media groan when he finally announced he would, led some to question his sportsmanship. His first few outings this season were less than stellar (the Vikings are a paltry 1-3 so far), and after suffering a painful elbow injury last week, he is clearly broken down and struggling.

Now the Vikings quarterback is the subject of a NFL investigation into the lewd text messages he allegedly sent sideline reporter Jenn Sterger (a scandal initially broke by Deadspin). It's a lot to take in; to make sense of it all, Next Media Animation, a Taiwanese site that animates major international news stories, has created an animated summary of the saga:

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