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Aaron Rodgers (hamstring) didn't appear limited in practice at least during the open portion of practice.

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Blake Martinez (knee) was back on the field after missing the last two games.

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T.J. Lang (foot) and JC Tretter (knee) did some individual drills for the first time in weeks. Stlll appeared limited.

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Clay Matthews (shoulder) went through the stretching period but then spent the rest of the open portion of practice riding the bike.

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Julius Peppers did not practice for just the second time in his three-year stint with the Packers. The last time was a rest day late last season. Could be the same thing on Wednesday.

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Packers not practicing: LaDarius Gunter, Jake Ryan, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and Kyler Fackrell.

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Aaron Rodgers' hamstring remains an issue. "Aaron will be limited today, and then we'll see where he is tomorrow," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. "Probably very similar to what he did last week."

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Clay Matthews won't practice today or tomorrow because of the separated left shoulder he played through last week against the Texans. "He was extremely limited," McCarthy said. "The goal is try to get some strength back in his shoulder."

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Nick Perry has a significant hand injury and he will not be available this week, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. "I feel terrible for Nick," McCarthy said. "He's having a great season, his best season but this is a setback."

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Pete Carroll on Seattle prepping to play at Lambeau Field: "It's 28 degrees here and the wind's blowing and it's supposed to snow this afternoon so we're going to practice in it."

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Pete Carroll on parting ways with RB Christine Michael: "We had Thomas (Rawls) coming back and we felt like it would be the best mix for us. We love Christian, and he's been around us along time but it was the best thing to make things fit. "

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