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Favre expected to practice after shoulder, head injuries

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GREEN BAY -- Brett Favre should be sufficiently recovered
from shoulder and head injuries to return to practice Wednesday,
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said.

Favre left Monday night's loss to the Eagles in Philadelphia
late in the game when he absorbed a hard hit from Eagles defensive
lineman Juqua Thomas. McCarthy said Favre, who did not speak to the
media after Monday night's game but is set to address reporters
Wednesday, may have suffered a slight concussion and a stinger.

"I haven't personally seen him, but I think he'll be fine,"
McCarthy said Tuesday.

Favre, who has started an NFL quarterback-record 245 straight
games including playoffs, will be listed as probable on the team's
injury report.

Some of Favre's teammates, however, weren't quite so fortunate.

McCarthy said Tuesday that wide receiver Robert Ferguson (foot)
and linebacker Abdul Hodge (knee) will be listed as doubtful for
Sunday's game against St. Louis at Lambeau Field, while wide
receiver Donald Driver (rib, hip), tight end Donald Lee (knee) and
linebacker Ben Taylor (hamstring) will be listed as questionable.