Injury shouldn't keep him from playing

Updated: October 20, 2003, 5:36 PM ET
Associated Press

Brett Favre has a broken right thumb that's not serious and shouldn't prevent him from continuing his NFL quarterbacks record 197-game starting streak after the bye week.

Green Bay Packers coach Mike Sherman revealed the extent of Favre's injury Monday.

"He has a hairline crack on his thumb," Sherman said. "If we had to play this week, he said he could play with it, and hopefully in two weeks when we play it will be better."

The Packers (3-4) are off this week before ...

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