Branch Given the Day Off

According to Pete Carroll at his news conference today, WR Deion Branch was given the day off for personal reasons. He is expected to be back at practice this Wednesday. This could be a sign of a pending trade to another team.

In other news, OT Sean Locklear (knee) and DB Marcus Trufant (ankle) did not practice. Both are expected to play on Sunday. OT Russell Okung was a full participant in practice.