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Torn knee ligament to sideline Barnett for rest of season

Updated: November 10, 2008, 3:40 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Green Bay Packers linebacker Nick Barnett will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Monday that Barnett tore a right knee ligament in Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, which the Packers lost 28-27, but he wouldn't specify if it was an ACL tear. Surgery has not yet been scheduled.

"We've lost Nick Barnett for the season because of a ligament tear in his knee," McCarthy told the Green Bay Press-Gazette. ...

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