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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Bryan Bulaga and the Green Bay Packers held out hope as long as they could. Now it's official. Bulaga will have surgery to repair his torn ACL, ending the season of the team's starting left tackle before it ever started.
Bulaga sought a second medical opinion, but that information confirmed what the Packers' medical staff had diagnosed.
"It's definitely the right decision," coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday. "If you look at the history of the way we've treated players, we've never advised a player to take the harder road. At the end of the day, it is the player's decision."
Bulaga informed the team that he will undergo surgery next week.
Bulaga's injury happened on the seventh play of Saturday night's intrasquad scrimmage, but the 24-year-old continued to participate throughout the remainder of the practice.
McCarthy was amazed at the way Bulaga has continued to be active, despite the injury. That includes Bulaga doing one-legged squats the day after the injury occurred.
"You see him walking down the hall, he doesn't look like a man that's getting ready to have knee surgery," McCarthy said. "I think for everybody involved, and most importantly for Bryan, I think there was just some hope that maybe it wasn't as bad as the initial opinion. You never ultimately know until you go in there, but all indications look that he needs to have the surgery."
To eliminate any potential doubt, McCarthy stated that if Bulaga does have the surgery next week as scheduled, "I would say I don't see him playing this year."
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The Green Bay Packers have announced that left tackle Bryan Bulaga suffered a torn ACL and will miss the entire 2013 season.
BREAKING: Packers announce starting left tackle Bryan Bulaga out for season with torn ACL.
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) August 5, 2013
The Packers will reportedly have rookie David Bakhtiari replace Bulaga.
According to @BobMcGinn, the #Packers will replace...
We reported on Tuesday that the Packers may have Bryan Bulaga play this season with a torn ACL.
After getting a second opinion, the Packers and Bulaga have instead opted for surgery, according to ProFootballTalk.com.
Second opinion is back on Packers LT Bryan Bulaga: He'll have surgery to repair a torn ACL once the swelling goes down, per league source.
Bryan Bulaga (Photo Credit: Jeff Hanisch/ US PRESSWIRE)
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As expected, the Green Bay Packers have confirmed that left
tackle Bryan Bulaga has been lost for the year after suffering a season-ending
Bulaga tore his ACL during a weekend scrimmage, and the initial
news had it listed as a potential season-ending injury. Green Bay confirmed
Bulaga’s status as lost for the season due to the torn ACL, and the team
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— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) August 6, 2013
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Logan Mankins, Packers left tackle, Bryan Bulaga, intended to play the 2013
season on a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Bulaga suffered the torn ACL early in Saturday night’s intra-squad
scrimmage. Playing on a torn ACL in the
NFL is rare, especially for an offensive lineman, but it has happened
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