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Bakhtiari quietly off to good start at left tackle

10:16 PM, Sep. 18, 2013
Packers running back Eddie Lacy, right, celebrates a touchdown with Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari on Sept. 8 against the San Francisco 49ers.
Packers running back Eddie Lacy, right, celebrates a touchdown with Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari on Sept. 8 against the San Francisco 49ers.
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Two weeks into the 2013 season, it's looking like the Green Bay Packers will be just fine at left tackle with fourth-round draft pick David Bakhtiari as their starter.

That's a quiet but significant development for a team that expects to be in the thick of the Super Bowl chase this season and no doubt feared that the position could be a season-long problem after Bryan Bulaga's season ended at the Aug. 2 Family Night scrimmage because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.

The Packers had a fallback in Marshall Newhouse, who started at left tackle the past two seasons. But coach Mike ...

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