Perry, Bush among 5 missing practice

Weston Hodkiewicz
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Outside linebacker Nick Perry and four others sat out of practice when the Green Bay Packers reconvened inside the Don Hutson Center on Wednesday.

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Nick Perry.

Perry, who has started the last two games with Clay Matthews' switch to inside linebacker, didn't appear on the Packers' injury report after Sunday's 53-20 win over Philadelphia. He spent the portion of practice open to the media on a stationary bike.

The former first-round pick has 18 tackles and three sacks in 10 games this season.

The only other new injury for the Packers was cornerback Jarrett Bush, who was present at practice but didn't participate. Starting guards Josh Sitton (toe) and T.J. Lang (ankle) continued to work off to the side on stationary bikes, while tight end Brandon Bostick (hip) also was an observer.

Outside linebacker Jayrone Elliott (hamstring) returned after missing one game.

Before practice, the Packers signed former California (Pa.) offensive lineman Rishaw Johnson to the practice squad, filling the spot vacated by tight end Justin Perillo with his promotion to the active roster on Saturday.

Johnson, who reportedly worked out for the team on Tuesday, played in three games with one start for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2013. He was traded to Tampa Bay by the Chiefs in August 2014 and was on the Buccaneers' 53-man roster for three games earlier this season.

Johnson also spent time on Dallas' practice squad this season.

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