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Get To Know An Offensive Lineman: Packers' David Bakhtiari has trouble keeping on weight

Busy with dirty work in the trenches, offensive linemen don't get the glory enjoyed by "skilled" players. In fact, if their number gets called at all, that usually means they've screwed up. They don't get drafted to fantasy teams, and the casual NFL fan can probably name no more than a few big men up front. We here at The Buzzer want to give NFL offensive linemen...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can The Jets Take Advantage Of The Packers O-Line?

Florham Park, NJ- For the second straight season the Packers started someone on their offensive line who was a rookie.  Last season it was tackle David Bakhtiari who started against the San Francisco 49ers.  This season it was center Corey Linsley who started against the Seattle Seahawks. Both games ended in a Packers loss.If there is one thing the Jets can hang their hats on...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bakhtiari bulks up to build on rookie success

David Bakhtiari views his rookie season with the Green Bay Packers through a different prism than most onlookers. Sure, the 6-foot-4, 300-pound tackle agrees with the consensus that he performed admirably in protecting the blindside of Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Packers' carousel of quarterbacks after Bryan Bulaga's season-ending knee injury. However, Bakhtiari offers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Packers No. 11: David Bakhtiari

  Green Bay Packers beat writer Paul Imig will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Packers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find the entire list here. NOTE: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players, but rather it's a list of which players mean the most to how Green Bay will fare this...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakout Candidate: David Bakhtiari

When the Packers selected David Bakhtiari in the fourth round last year they did not expect him to contribute much his rookie season. When training camp opened up he started to turn heads by beating Clay Matthews during one on one drills. There were rumblings that he’d have a shot at being the starting right tackle when the season started.During the Packers family night scrimmage...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers lineman violated the NFL’s concussion policy

Two players violated league concussion protocol during last weekend’s wild-card games, according to a letter sent by the NFL’s head, neck and spine committee chairmen to all team doctors and trainers. In a document obtained by The Associated Press, Drs. Hunt Batjer and Richard Ellenbogen said one player re-entered the game and another refused to […]The post Packers lineman...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Pack's Bakhtiari re-entered after injury

A Fox sideline reporter said during Sunday's game that Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari forced his way back on to the field for a play while being evaluated for a concussion during the team's 23-20 loss Sunday to the San Francisco 49ers. Reporter Pam Oliver said Bakhtiari took part in an extra-point attempt after getting hurt during a play on which teammate John Kuhn...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers' David Bakhtiari from family of diehard 49ers fans

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When Green Bay Packers rookie left tackle David Bakhtiari steps onto the field Sunday in San Francisco for his first NFL game, he'll feel right at home. Growing up less than 10 miles from Candlestick Park, Bakhtiari's family has been 49ers season ticket holders his entire life. Bakhtiari has been to countless games at that stadium and has donned the San...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers notebook: David Bakhtiari shines, running game falters

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It was as good a debut as Green Bay Packers rookie left tackle David Bakhtiari could have hoped for. Stepping into the starting lineup after the season-ending injury to Bryan Bulaga, Bakhtiari played the entire first half of the Packers' preseason loss to the Arizona Cardinals and performed very well. "I'm happy where I was, but there's room to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

David Bakhtiari getting the first crack at replacing Bryan Bulaga

With Bryan Bulaga out for the season,  the Green Bay Packers will give rookie David Bakhtiari, the first shot at replacing him at left tackle. Revamped offensive line has Bakhtiari at left tackle and Newhouse at right to open practice. — Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) August 6, 2013 I find it interesting that the Packers are giving a rookie the first chance to protect Aaron Rodgers’...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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