When it was learned Bryan Bulaga tore an ACL in his knee, attention has turned to who would replace him on the Packers offensive line.
Bulaga has yet to be officially declared out for the season, but for the time being rookie David Bakhtiari will take Bulaga's spot at left tackle and did so with the first-team offense at training camp practice on Tuesday.
"David is going to get a chance to play left tackle right now," said head coach Mike McCarthy. "He's a young player, and I think having the opportunity to just sit in one position and play that position solely will help him. He definitely has the ability. I think he's shown that, particularly in the spring. I have no questions about his skill set. Very smart. I think he had one mental error all of training camp."
There was some thought that perhaps the Packers would move Marshall Newhouse back to left tackle where he's played for much of the past two seasons, but that hasn't happened so far.
Newhouse is staying at his current spot on the right side of the offensive line but would likely become the top backup at left tackle should anything happen to Bakhtiari.
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