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Cheese Curds, 12/9: Bakhtiaris welcome a new addition after surprise deletion

David’s appendix is gone, but he and his wife celebrated the birth of their first child a few days later.

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One week ago today, Green Bay Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari was in the hospital for an emergency. Just five days later, he and his wife Frankie were back, but for a much happier reason.

While Friday’s surgery resulted in the removal of David’s appendix — which kept him out of last Sunday’s game in Chicago — Wednesday was a much happier occasion. The Bakhtiaris welcomed their first child, daughter Felix Ann, in a proud and happy moment for the growing family.

In a way, there’s a silver lining to the appendectomy: it likely means that David can spend a little extra time with his wife and daughter over the coming weeks while he recovers. With recovery time from that surgery ballparked at between 2-4 weeks, there’s a chance he could be back for Green Bay’s game next Monday night, but it seems more likely that he will have a few more weeks before he returns.

For the Packers, that would give them more chances to see Zach Tom in action at left tackle. For the Bakhtiaris, however, it should give the family a bit more time to bond in the days immediately following Felix’s arrival.

Have a happy bye week weekend, everybody!

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Congratulations to the Bakhtiaris on their new addition!

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