Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 10/19/12
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Next man up. It's not a new idea in the NFL and it's one that the Packers are once again becoming quite familiar with as their injury report continues to grow.But in Green Bay this season, the next man up at many positions is arguably just as good as -- if not better than -- the player he's replacing. The depth on the Packers' roster, as put together by general manager Ted Thompson, is well-equipped to handle the injuries that the team is currently facing.Offensively, Green Bay has been without two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Greg Jennings for more than half the season now. But in his absence, James Jones and Randall Cobb are becoming stars."I think in general we have a lot more starter-caliber players (this season), especially on our bench," quarterback Aaron Rodgers told FOXSportsWisconsin.com this week. "A lot of times there's a drop-off when the next guy comes in, but I think with us, when Greg goes down, we have a starter-quality guy in Randall Cobb stepping ...
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