Packers to release LT D Bakhtiari

Packers To Release LT David Bakhtiari

March 11th, 2024 at 11:54am CST by Adam La Rose

For some time now, David Bakhtiari has been expected to be released by the Packers. The All-Pro left tackle confirmed that is the route being taken by Green Bay in a social media post on Monday.

This move has been expected for a while, as Bakhtiari’s body has betrayed him over the course of the monster contract he signed during the 2020 season. A New Year’s Eve knee injury sustained in practice that year re-routed the All-Pro’s career, and after more knee trouble came in 2023, the Packers are rebooting on the blind side.

The Packers will save just more than $20MM by cutting Bakhtiari, who was due to count more than $40MM on Green Bay’s 2024 cap. Although no void years are present in this contract, past restructures ballooned that 2024 total. Bakhtiari was set to make $20.2MM in 2024 base salary.

Good player when he plays 4 games per season

Joe Douglas on line 1…

With Rogers holding the phone in his face.

Honestly the Jets signing him would be dumb. You gotta 40 year old qb coming off an achilles… and sign a left tackle that has missed 40 games the past 3 seasons with a knee that just won’t heal. That’s a recipe for disaster

I don’t think it would be as a starter…

he won’t be allowed to cheat like that in Detroit. go ask TJ Lang…

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