Originally posted on Packers Talk Radio Network  |  Last updated 7/4/13
His first statement in the NFL was a loud one. He took a kickoff out from the back of the end zone in his first career game and returned it 108 yards for a touchdown. In his first game as a pro Randall Cobb had tied an NFL record. Cobb would return a punt for a touchdown later in the season against the Minnesota Vikings, giving the Packers a weapon they had not had since Allen Rossum was returning kicks for the team in the early 2000s. Cobb finished his rookie season averaging 27.7 yards per kickoff return, and 11.3 yards per punt return. Paired with his returning abilities Cobb caught 25 passes and averaged 15 yards per reception. He was dynamic in every sense of the word. Last season Cobb was less dynamic as a returner, but far more productive as a receiver. Last year was Cobb’s breakout season in the Packers offense as he served as a focal point of the passing attack led by Aaron Rodgers. Before the 2012 season hit Rodgers said that Cobb could wind up being the best draft pick Te...
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