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One phone call dashed that.
“I got a call from him yesterday, late in the afternoon,” Rodgers said Friday. “I was hoping for some good news. Didn’t get it. You gotta move on, but right now it’s still a little raw. We’re still sad and hurting for Dave, just because it’s our brother and it’s our left tackle, our teammate. It’s been a tough time for us and times that by infinity is probably where he’s at right now.”
Rodgers said he was still “in the grieving process.”
Packers coach Matt LaFleur confirmed that Bakhtiari will miss the rest of the season. A source told ESPN on Thursday that the belief is the injury is a torn ACL, although more tests will be needed to determine the extent of the damage.
LaFleur called it “a freaky deal” in a noncontact practice.
The Packers not only have to come up with a plan to replace perhaps the best left tackle in