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Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji is out for the season after tearing his right biceps in Green Bay's 31-21 preseason win over the Raiders on Friday night.

By SI Wire
August 23, 2014

Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji is out for the season after tearing his right biceps in Green Bay's 31-21 preseason win over the Raiders on Friday night, reports's Ian Rapoport.

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Rapoport initially reported that Raji was believed to have torn his biceps, but the team was waiting for tests to determine the extent of the tear. Head coach Mike McCarthy said after the game Raji "felt confident," but test results confirmed the team's fear Raji would be lost for the year. 

San Francisco nose tackle Glenn Dorsey is expected to miss most, if not all, of the season with a torn biceps.

Raji, 28, signed a one-year, $4 million deal this offseason. In five seasons with the Packers, the ninth pick of the 2009 draft out of Boston College has 10.5 sacks and has missed only four games.

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