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WR Randall Cobb - Green Bay Packers

5-10, 191Born: 8-20-1990College: KentuckyDrafted: Round 2

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Despite early reluctance by the coaching staff to expose Cobb to injury, he rose to the top of the punt returner depth chart for the Packers at the start of the season. Micah Hyde is beginning to steal returns away from Cobb, however.

Week 8: at New Orleans Saints

Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.

Recent Stats and Projections

4 at CHI 0 0 0 9 7 113 2 0
5 vs MIN 0 0 0 4 3 34 1 0
6 at MIA 1 1 0 7 5 58 1 0
7 vs CAR 1 2 0 7 6 121 1 0
8 at NO PROJ-Dodds 1 * * 5 * * *
8 at NO PROJ-Tremblay 1 * * 5 * * *

Recent Game Summaries

2014 Week 5 vs MIN (4 / 3 / 34 / 1 rec)

Randall Cobb didn't get targeted much, but in part that's because quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw a grand total of 17 passes and the whole first unit was done by the end of the third quarter. He made the most of his chances though, catching all three including a 20-yard catch and another for a touchdown. On the touchdown play, Rodgers had plenty of time and while Cobb ran deep into the end zone and then cut across the back of it. Cornerback Captain Munnerlyn fell behind Cobb and left him enough room for Rodgers to throw a perfect pass towards the corner and into Cobb's hands for an 8-yard touchdown. On the 20-yard reception Cobb ran a nice post route, finding space between the linebackers who had dropped into coverage and the safety stepping up to cover him. Overall Cobb may not have seen the ball much, but showed he can still produce on small target totals.

2014 Week 6 vs MIA (7 / 5 / 58 / 1 rec, 1 / 1 / 0 rush)

Despite his diminutive stature, Cobb has become a real threat in the red zone. On 3rd-and-goal from the five, Rodgers was immediately under pressure and scrambled right to his right to buy time. Cobb frantically tried to elude his man, first heading left and then breaking back to the right as he saw Rodgers heading that direction. He was able to come wide open just in time to give Rodgers an easy target as they hooked up for a TD for the seventh time this season. Cobb had a couple big catches early. On the first drive of the game, he ran a sharp out route to the right sideline and grabbed a perfectly placed Rodgers pass for a 28-yard gain. He also had a big 14-yard gain on a back shoulder throw down the left sideline early in the 2nd quarter. Cobb had one carry on an end around that went nowhere as the Dolphins were not fooled and Cobb had no room at all to make a play.

2014 Week 7 vs CAR (7 / 6 / 121 / 1 rec, 1 / 2 / 0 rush)

Cobb and Rodgers only failed to connect on one of seven attempts, as a throw sailed a little too high for Cobb to catch it. As was the case all day, Cobb was still wide open and had found a way to gain some separation on the coverage. Cobb ran some very adept routes and sometimes just found himself open because the play lasted longer than the defenders could hold contain. One example of that was on a pass in the middle of the second quarter. On the play, Rodgers scrambled to his right. Cobb ended up splitting two defenders and when Rodgers saw him get open, quickly delivered the ball. After that we got to see how dangerous Cobb can be with the ball in his hands. Cobb shook two defenders, then ran across the field to take advantage of a block. He then turned upfield and accelerated. Cobb was finally forced out of bounds after a 47-yard gain. Cobb's touchdown was also well executed, as he ran a short out while simultaneously forcing space between himself and the defender. By the time the defender was able to react, the ball was in Cobb's hands and in the end zone.


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