Lacy, Matthews full participants Wednesday
After playing through a stomach illness on Sunday, Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy was healthy enough to practice on Wednesday. He wasn't the only one to avoid the injury report.
Lacy and linebacker Clay Matthews (groin) were full participants Wednesday. The tailback was named the NFC offensive player of the week after recording a season-high 25 carries for 125 yards and two total touchdowns against the Minnesota Vikings.
Matthews' participation wasn't a surprise. After Sunday's game in Minnesota, Matthews said he expected to be 100 percent healthy this week.
Left guard Josh Sitton was limited with a left, big toe injury, but it was his first Wednesday practice in more than one month. Right guard T.J. Lang (ankle) was unable to practice. Like Sitton, Lang has been playing through his injury.
"T.J. is probably further ahead than in the past," McCarthy said, "but we'll see how he is tomorrow. Workload for the week will probably be similar, or maybe less, than the past couple weeks."
Tight end Brandon Bostick was able to return to practice, his first since injuring his hip against the Chicago Bears earlier this month.
Outside linebacker Nick Perry was held out of practice with a shoulder injury. Perry missed last week's game against the Vikings. McCarthy said Perry is "getting better," and he was able to do rehab Wednesday.
Cornerback/special teams ace Jarrett Bush also missed Wednesday's practice with a groin injury, but he sounded optimistic while speaking in the locker room.
"I feel good. Feel great," Bush said. "It's a great team coming in here, a great opportunity for us to kind of show what we can do against an excellent team, a well-coached team."
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