Bakhtiari added to Packers injury report

Tom Silverstein
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (69) cools off with a wet towel during Green Bay Packers Training Camp at Ray Nitschke Field September 1, 2015.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - The Green Bay Packers have added left tackle David Bakhtiari to their injury report with a back injury.

Bakhtiari was listed as questionable.

Under the NFL's new injury designations, questionable means Bakhtiari could be anywhere from 99.9% to 50.1% likely to play. Under the old system, the Packers would have been able to list him probable or questionable with probable meaning there was a 75% chance he would play.

The Packers did not have their usual Saturday morning practice and left town early. They did not list Bakhtiari as a non-participant on Friday after conducting their end of week walk-through, so it's possible Bakhtiari's injury came on after that.

If Bakhtiari can't play, it's likely rookie Jason Spriggs would have to fill in. Spriggs saw plenty of time in the exhibition season at left tackle, but it would mean a whole new left side to start the season.

Lane Taylor was added to the starting lineup this week when Josh Sitton was released. Taylor practiced exclusively with the No. 1 unit for the first time this week.

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