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The Packers like Northwestern's Brendan Smith, who feels better than ever after a hip procedure. Packer Report talked to Smith, a 40-game starter in his career, after he got done running up and down a ski hill.

It was a leisurely afternoon for former Northwestern safety Brendan Smith. "I ran a mountain earlier today," he told Packer Report after a trip to the ski hills at Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire. "I was on the smaller mountains, so if you've ever been skiing, it's like a bunny hill. It's not small. I backpedal up it — or try to as much as I can because you get tired. I do that a couple...

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