By Freddie Boston
Reviewing David Bakhtiari’s second All-Pro season with the Green Bay Packers.
He used a Day 3 selection on Bakhtiari, who has gone on to become one of the NFL’s premier left tackles.
Let’s review his 2017 season, and also look into the crystal ball.
It was another excellent season for Bakhtiari, who continues to prove why he’s one of the league’s very best at the left tackle position.
While he was surprisingly not selected to the Pro Bowl, Bakhtiari’s work earned him a second-team All-Pro honor for the second straight year.
He was also given the highest pass-blocking grade by Pro Football Focus, and named to their All-Pro team. According to PFF, Bakhtiari allowed just 12 pressures all season.
The reason he didn’t make the Pro Bowl was likely due to a couple of factors.
The first is that he missed four games through injury. To me that’s not a good enough reason. The second is that he plays for the Packers, who struggled offensively and finished 7-9. I mean, surely it’s impossible for a team to lose games but also feature a Pro Bowler? Again, not a good...