David Bakhtiari had a notably long and brutal recovery from a knee injury that occurred late in the 2020 NFL season.

Now, he continues to struggle to stay on the field for the Green Bay Packers, and won't be making a return Thursday night against the 2-1 Detroit Lions.

The Packers and Lions will duke it out for the top spot in the division Thursday night, and Green Bay will once again shuffle the offensive line in preparation for the game.

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Per SB Nation on MSN:

The biggest surprise here is that Bakhtiari is going to be unable to go, as the coaching staff has not stated that Jordan Love’s blindside protector has faced a significant setback. After starting in Week 1, though, Bakhtiari will now have gone on to miss three straight games for the team. His replacement should be Rasheed Walker, who has started the last two weeks at left tackle.

Walker has performed well in back-to-back starts for the Packers, but Green Bay will certainly continue to miss their All-Pro left tackle for as long as he is out.

The Packers will also be without Guard Elgton Jenkins and Linebacker De'Vondre Campbell. Additionally, Running back Aaron Jones, Wide Receiver Christian Watson, and Cornerback Jaire Alexander are all listed as questionable.

Green Bay and Detroit kick off Week 4 of the NFL season on Thursday Night Football, it's a 7:15 start time on Prime Video.

Source: SB Nation on MSN

Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons

The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.

Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.

The ten teams that are on this list all follow a similar pattern. The year prior was either a great season with a playoff run or one that featured a strong core of players that appeared to have taken the next step. Offseason/preseason expectations were high with even Las Vegas oddsmakers believing in a deep run. Unfortunately, those preseason expectations fell short for the following teams. None of the teams listed below made the playoffs.

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