Report: Packers' Don Barclay suffers torn ACL


The Green Bay Packers have gotten bad news on tackle Don Barclay.

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Weston Hodkiewicz of Press-Gazette Media reports Barclay suffered a torn ACL on Tuesday in training camp, according to a league source.

Barclay was carted off the field after landing awkwardly on his right knee in practice. Barclay started 14 games last season in place of an injured Bryan Bulaga and was slated to be a backup at right tackle and both guard positions this season.

"Donny, they don't come any better than him," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday. "He's exactly what you're looking for. If you want someone to emulate as a Green Bay Packer football players on and off the field, he's definitely one of your guys."

The injury leaves the Packers without a trusted safety net along the line. Former first-round pick Derek Sherrod and second-year guard Lane Taylor will slide up the depth chart in Barclay's absence.

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