"Of course. He’s started 8,000 games in a row," Belichick responded. "Same thing we were all talking about with [Antonio] Gates last week. He wasn’t going to play and all that. I don’t think you can ever count players like that out. I don’t know when the last time Gates has missed a game. Favre, it’s like playing Lou Gehrig. Of course I expect him to be there."Belichick on Favre: "I Expect Him to be There"