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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy says leading receiver Randall Cobb is too valuable to take off of kick returns for safety reasons.
McCarthy says Monday that if Cobb is healthy, he will be the Packers' full-time punt and kick returner, even in the wake of the ankle injury he suffered in Sunday's 55-7 rout of the Tennessee Titans.
Cobb was injured when tackled by Tennessee's Tracy Wilson while returning a punt with 8:38 left in the third quarter - a game in which Cobb set the franchise single-season record for all-purpose yardage. On his previous two punt returns, Cobb had gained 14 and 17 yards.
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There’s a little known rule in the NFL, that Packers KR/WR Randall Cobb knew about and he exploited it quite well against the Titans. The kickoff stopped at the 4, and instead of fielding it and trying to return it, he put a foot out of bounds and then fielded the ball.The NFL’s rule regarding this type of situation or play is the same as on a fumble: If any part of a player’s...
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb went down with an ankle injury during today’s blow out win over the Titans.
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is hoping that Cobb’s injury isn’t serious.
“The training staff on the field did not give me anything to believe that it was very serious,” McCarthy said, “but as you know with ankle sprains and joint injuries the next...
Receiver/returner Randall Cobb has put up spectacular numbers in his second season
Randall Cobb injured his ankle returning a punt last Sunday, and if the dynamic second-year player can’t go in the regular season finale at Minnesota, he’ll fall just short of making NFL history. With 46 receiving yards and 36 kick return yards, Cobb would become the first player to gain 1,000...
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb injured his
ankle in the third quarter of yesterday’s rout of the Tennessee Titans, reports
Kareem Copeland of NFL.com.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb left
Sunday's 55-7 blowout win over the Tennessee Titans in the third
quarter with an ankle injury and did not return.
Cobb sustained the injury while fielding...
Packers receiver Randall Cobb, who is dealing with an ankle injury, will go back on return duty when healthy, according to coach Mike McCarthy.Fantasy Spin:Cobb has already set a Green Bay single season all-purpose yards record with 2,342, including 954 receiving through Week 16. He's a huge part of the Packers' offense and that includes all his punt and kickoff return yards...
Green Bay Packers kickoff return specialst Randall Cobb may have had the heads up play of the day against the Tennessee Titans. Titan’s kicker Rob Bironas kicked a ball of that landed four yards short of the goaline and a yard from the sideline. Cobb placed one foot out of bounds then touched the ball, [...]
Once he's healthy, Randall Cobb will remain the Packers' kick returner, coach Mike McCarthy said unequivocally on Monday, one day after losing Cobb with an ankle injury.
GREEN BAY, Wis. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants Randall Cobb off special teams. And soon.Cobb, Green Bay's leading receiver this season, was injured midway through the third quarter after fielding a punt during the Packers' 55-7 rout of the Tennessee Titans on Sunday afternoon.After Cobb injured his right ankle, Green Bay's training staff assisted him...
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers had a monster day, throwing for three TDs and rushing for another in their rout of the Tennessee Titans 55-7.
He wasn’t the only Packer with a big day. Receiver Randall Cobb set a new team record for single-season net yardage, and RB Ryan Grant ran for 80 yards on 20 carries and scoring two TDs.
The Packers defense made sure Titans QB Jake...
Aaron Rodgers let it be known Sunday that he would prefer Randall Cobb stick to making big plays on offense -- and offense only. "He's a big-time player. Hope we can get him off special teams soon," the quarterback said following the Packers' 55-7 rout of Tennessee at Lambeau Field. Rodgers' comments came after the versatile playmaker set Green Bay's...
Well, that was fun. By the time the Titans got a first down, they were down 14-0, if only because Randall Cobb failed to bring in two catchable passes. At halftime, it was 20-0. After the Packers had the ball five times on the second half, it was 55-0. Only a Jake Locker pass to Kenny Britt in the final two minutes of the game avoided the shutout.
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After watching the total beat-down of the Tennessee Titans by the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field yesterday, many have just one question: who were those guys and what did they do with our Packers?!Was this dominating team, on both offense and defense, the same team we've seen struggling to put away lesser opponents throughout most of the season?In the last regular season game...