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The 32-year-old Rosenfels wasn’t surprised by Brett Favre’s decision to play another season in Minnesota, adding that he felt that might open an opportunity for him elsewhere.

While many in Minnesota obsessed over Favre’s situation, Rosenfels said he enjoyed working with him.

“He has great passion for the game,” Rosenfels said. “He taught me a lot about the game, how to play the position and also certain intricacies of protections and route combinations. He has a great mind for the game.”

Reynaud felt he had a job locked up with the Vikings until the trade.

However, he said for some unknown reason he told his wife on Thursday that he had a feeling he would be playing for a team in New York this season.

“It was a shock,” Reynaud said of the trade. “I thought I was good to go in Minnesota until I got that phone call, and here I am now.”

Rosenfels called Reynaud one of the best punt returners he has seen.

“It was very surprising to me that the team let him go because we got a lot of great drive starts last year because of his punt returns. He is one of those players that may not fit a mold for an exact position but he is a football player and an exciting kid to watch.”

NOTES: Two-time Pro Bowl center Shaun O’Hara return to practice after missing the last two preseason game with a tendon problem in his ankle. … LB and special teams leader Chase Blackburn (knee) also practiced for the first time in two weeks. … CB Corey Webster (groin), LB Phillip Dillard (hamstring) and LB Gerris Wilkinson (groin) did not practice. … Giants signed RB Charles Scott as the eighth member of their practice squad.