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Packers rule out Bryan Bulaga with knee injury

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The Packers' starting right tackle left Monday's game after injuring his knee.

NFL: Cincinnati Bengals at Green Bay Packers Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The Green Bay Packers' starting offensive line had yet to play a game together from start to finish in 2017, and Monday's game proved no exception. During the fourth quarter, starting right tackle Bryan Bulaga left the field with a knee injury. The team has already ruled out a return tonight.

Bulaga suffered his injury while pass protecting on the Packers' biggest gain of the night. Brett Hundley connected with Randall Cobb for a 46-yard catch-and-run. However, shortly after the play, Green Bay's medical staff swarmed Bulaga who collapsed on the ground. Bulaga required help getting off the field and took a cart to the locker room.

The Packers' five preferred starters along the offensive line -- David Bakhtiari, Lane Taylor, Corey Linsley, Jahri Evans, and Bulaga -- had just reformed coming out of the team's bye week. Justin McCray took over for Bulaga at right tackle.

Bulaga has recently returned from a high-ankle sprain that cost him multiple games early in the season. How long this latest injury will keep him out remains to be seen.