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Packers LT David Bakhtiari suffers torn ACL

NFL Network: All-Pro LT suffers season-ending injury
Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (69) looks on in the third quarter during an...
Green Bay Packers offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (69) looks on in the third quarter during an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Minneapolis. The Packers defeated the Vikings 43-34. (AP Photo/David Berding)(David Berding | AP)
Published: Dec. 31, 2020 at 6:24 PM CST
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) -

UPDATE:

Green Bay Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur has confirmed that All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari is out for the season.

Multiple reports state Bakhtiari suffered a torn ACL during practice on Thursday. It’s a devastating hit to the offensive line as the Packers mount a Super Bowl run.

“You can’t let it affect your attitude. We have a job to do,” LaFleur told the media Friday.

Bahktiari missed three games earlier this season due to a chest injury. Offensive lineman Billy Turner started in his place at left tackle. Recently crowned Pro Bowl guard Elgton Jenkins has also filled in for Bahktiari.

PREVIOUS UPDATE

NFL Network is reporting Green Bay Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari suffered a torn ACL during practice on Thursday. This comes after Bakhtiari was added to the injury report with a knee injury.

The injury would no doubt end the all-pro left tackle’s season. ESPN’s Rob Demovsky is also reporting the injury is season ending. He did not however confirm if the injury was in fact a torn ACL.

Bahktiari missed three games earlier this season due to a chest injury. Offensive lineman Billy Turner started in his place at left tackle. Recently crowned Pro Bowl guard Elgton Jenkins has also filled in for Bahktiari.

The Packers (12-3) travel to Chicago (8-7) to face the Bears on Sunday afternoon at 3:25 PM.

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