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Report: Packers' B.J. Raji Out For Season With Torn Bicep

B.J. Raji will miss the 2014 season after leaving Friday's preseason tilt with a torn bicep - Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images via ESPN.com

B.J. Raji will miss the 2014 season after leaving Friday’s preseason tilt with a torn bicep – Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images via ESPN.com

There were multiple injuries in Friday’s preseason tilt between the Green Bay Packers and Oakland Raiders, and this afternoon, Green Bay was delivered some bad news.

According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Packers’ nose tackle, B.J. Raji, will reportedly miss the entire season after suffering a torn bicep.

The big man was expected to have a significant impact on that Packers’ defensive line alongside longtime quarterback hunter, Julius Peppers, but will now, unfortunately, root from the sidelines.

Raji, 28, re-signed with Green Bay this past offseason to a one-year, $4 million deal, and was looking to bounce-back from a dreadful 2013 campaign.

While playing at defensive end, Raji only managed to compile 17 combined tackles, which was the lowest of his career, and he failed to record a single sack in 16 regular-season games.

For this upcoming season, Raji was due to transition back to his original position at nose tackle – which made him so successful early in his career – and was arguably set to have an extremely effective year, given the return to his comfort zone.

Only being signed to a one-year deal, we can assume that while in a contract season, Raji was ready to work for that long-term agreement next year.

Now, he’ll certainly have a questionable market in the 2015 free agency.

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