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Raji Injury Worst News Imaginable on Defense

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B.J. Raji may or may not have been on his way to a big season but it's not like there are any great alternatives on the roster.

When you pair individual talent with the state of the depth chart, there might not have been a more valuable member of the Green Bay Packers’ defense than B.J. Raji. Thus, Raji’s torn biceps tendon — the first major injury to strike a key member of the team this summer — is just about the worst news imaginable to a promising defense. Clay Matthews is the best player on the defense, but at least... Recommended Stories

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