Brooks misses practice due to illness

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Brooks misses practice due to illness
January 15, 2014, 4:15 pm
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Linebacker Ahmad Brooks has 4.5 sacks in two playoff games this season. (USATSI)

SANTA CLARA – Pro Bowl outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks missed practice Thursday due to an undisclosed illness.

Brooks, a second-team All-Pro selection, had a big game in the 49ers’ 23-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers in the divisional round of the NFC playoffs. He is expected to return to practice Thursday and be available for the 49ers' game Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks for the NFC Championship.

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Cornerback Carlos Rogers and fullback Will Tukuafu were limited during practice Wednesday. Rogers practiced for the first time since sustaining a hamstring strain in the 49ers’ regular-season finale at Arizona. Tukuafu sustained a left knee sprain early in Sunday's game against Carolina.

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Receiver Michael Crabtree, who sustained shoulder injury Sunday, practiced fully. He is no longer receiving treatment for the shoulder injury, but he remains listed on the injury report with a wrist condition.

49ers practice report
Wednesday
Did not participate in practice
LB Ahmad Brooks (illness), DE Demarcus Dobbs (knee, shoulder), C Jonathan Goodwin (foot), DT Justin Smith (shoulder)
Limited participation
CB Carlos Rogers (hamstring), RB Will Tukuafu (knee)
Full participation
LB Navorro Bowman (wrist), WR Michael Crabtree (wrist), RB Frank Gore (knee), LB Dan Skuta (foot)

Seahawks status report
Wednesday
Did not practice
WR Percy Harvin (concussion), DT Jordan Hill (groin), RB Marshawn Lynch (not injury related)
Limited participation
LB K.J. Wright (foot)

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