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Sunday, December 27, 2009
Packers' Pickett won't play

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The fog has lifted here at Lambeau Field -- in more than one way for some, I’m sure. Imagine the award-winning photograph in our 10:55 a.m. post, only with sun instead of fog.

One bit of pregame news for you: Packers nose tackle Ryan Pickett won’t play because of a hamstring injury. Rookie B.J. Raji will start in his place.

Seattle, meanwhile, will play without linebacker Aaron Curry (shoulder) and receiver Nate Burleson (ankle). Both absences were expected.

Seahawks running back Julius Jones is active. He was listed as questionable with a rib injury.