GREEN BAY, Wis. Randall Cobb wasn't a big part of the Packers' offense as a rookie last season, but after Sunday's game, it's obvious that the speedy 22-year-old receiver will be a major contributor for play-calling head coach Mike McCarthy this year.
Against the 49ers, Cobb was a playmaker and showed that he's a potential game-changer every time he touches the ball. Cobb led Green Bay with nine receptions -- catching every pass that was thrown his way -- for 77 yards. He also had a 75-yard punt return for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter when the Packers were down by 16 and seemingly completely out of the game.
"We knew we were going to get some opportunities," Cobb said of his punt return. "(Punter) Andy Lee is a big-leg kicker and he outkicks his coverage sometimes, and he outkicked his coverage, so I had room to work. I got three good blocks up the sidelines and beat the kicker to the end zone."
A flag was thrown on the return, ...