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T.J. Lang leaves game with knee injury

The Packers' starting right guard may have a serious injury.

Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

The Green Bay Packers may have another serious injury to worry about. Late in the second quarter, starting right guard T.J. Lang suffered an injury to his right knee.

With Bryan Bulaga returning from his own knee injury, Sunday's game represented the first time that the Packers' five preferred starters had played together since the season opener. However, after Lang's injury, that continuity may have been short lived. The guard got tangled up with Aaron Donald and other St. Louis Rams defenders, ultimately requiring the help of the medical staff to exit the field. He received a lookover on the training table before quickly being carted off to the locker room. Josh Walker replaced Lang in the lineup. Officially, the Packers have called Lang's chances to return questionable.

Since becoming a starter in 2011, Lang has missed just one game. Though Walker replaced him on Sunday, it is possible that backup guard Lane Taylor would get the call next week against the San Diego Chargers. Green Bay left Taylor inactive on Sunday.

Jason B. Hirschhorn covers the Green Bay Packers for Acme Packing Company. He also serves as an NFL writer for SB Nation and Sports on Earth and is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America.