David Bakhtiari

Players & Coaches

What’s Wrong With The Offense?

Green Bay scored 197 points and averaged 394 yards en route to a 5-1 start in 2020. Two years later, the numbers are 107, 348, and 3-3. So what’s wrong with the offense? Sometimes the right answer is also the most obvious one. These current Packers aren’t nearly as talented, even though six of the […]

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5 Quick Things: GB vs. NYJ

After rewatching Sunday’s game against the New York Giants, here are five six things worth knowing: 1) There’s no question Aaron Rodgers isn’t the player he was a decade ago, but truth be told, age had very little to do with the reigning league MVP’s pedestrian performance against the Jets. Rodgers was under intense pressure on […]

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5 Quick Things: GB vs. NYG

After rewatching Sunday’s game against the New York Giants, here are five six things worth knowing: 1) It was a tale of two tackles on Sunday. On the right side, Elgton Jenkins looked more like his old self after four rough outings. The former Mississippi State star, who held up very well when lined up against […]

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5 Quick Things: GB vs. TB

After rewatching Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, here are five things worth knowing: 1) In only his second game in nearly two years, David Bakhtiari’s 35 snaps went better than expected. The veteran left tackle held up well in pass protection against one of the best edge rushers in the league (Shaq Barrett). […]

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Big News Before Big Game

On Saturday, the Packers got some good news and some bad but hardly unexpected news concerning two important players. The good news is that left tackle David Bakhtiari is expected to return to the starting lineup later today against Tampa Bay. The 31-year-old five-time All-Pro has played only 27 snaps since injuring his left knee […]

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Pick An Excuse, Any Excuse

Excuses are for losers is a popular saying, but sometimes, especially when it comes to the world of sports, they can be at least somewhat legitimate. The following are five excuses to help explain the Packers’ terrible showing in the season opener against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday (how much, if any, validity you give […]

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Should Bakhtiari Play On Sunday?

The Packers could undoubtedly use David Bakhtiari against Za’Darius Smith and the Vikings on Sunday, but the NFL season is a marathon and not a sprint, so sitting the star left tackle – even if he’s deemed ready to play – might be a good idea. Bakhtiari has played only 27 snaps since suffering a […]

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Bakhtiari Activated Off PUP

There hasn’t been much good news to report on David Bakhtiari since he tore the ACL in his left knee on Dec. 31, 2020, but hopefully, that’s about to change – nearly 21 months after he suffered the devastating injury in practice. Coach Matt LaFleur announced this morning that the perennial All-Pro left tackle had […]

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Thursday Thoughts: Hall Of Fame

It’s hard to fathom that not too long ago teams played six exhibition preseason games. That number decreased to four in 1978 and then three in 2021. It’ll eventually settle at two once the players agree to an 18-game schedule. That’s going to happen – it’s a matter of when and not if. Anyway, the […]

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5 Quick Things: Bakhtiari Update

The Packers held their first practice of training camp earlier today. Here are the five most newsworthy items from July 27: 1) We now know why David Bakhtiari missed all offseason activities and was placed on the physically unable to perform list a few days ago. The five-time All-Pro left tackle underwent a third surgery […]

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