David Bakhtiari’s body betrayed him at the precipice of glory. That sentence can’t be unwritten. To paraphrase the words of the late Kevin Greene, Bakh is gone. He’s not coming back. Not in the story of this unbelievably good 2020 Packers football team, at least.

Outside of life itself, the beauty of which we’re all too close to see, sports is the most profound improvised drama in the world. Amazingly, the writers of sports never forget to introduce conflict in ways the viewer least expects. Bakhtiari’s injury — suspected to be a torn ACL — is another example of that…

Eliot Sill

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