Packers LT David Bakhtiari Believed To Have Season-Ending ACL Tear

     

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Packers LT David Bakhtiari suffered a season-ending knee injury today in practice that is believed to be a torn ACL. 

David Bakhtiari

The Packers will likely place Bakhtiari on injured reserve in the coming days and add someone to their roster. 

Green Bay previously used Billy Turner at left tackle for a few games earlier this season while he was out of the lineup. 

Bakhtiari, 29, is a former fourth-round pick of the Packers back in 2013. He’s currently in the final year of his five-year, $53.34 million contract that included $16 million guaranteed and stands to make a base salary of $10 million for the 2020 season. 

Bakhtiari was in line to be an unrestricted free agent in 2021 when he agreed to a four-year extension worth up to $105.5 million in new money. The contract includes a $30M signing bonus and another $30 million-plus available in March roster bonuses within the next 28 months.

In 2020, Bakhtiari has appeared in 12 games for the Packers, making 12 starts for them.

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James Pratt
James Pratt
22 days ago

Mack attack Sunday!