GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Randall Cobb has the flu and Jordy Nelson has an ankle injury, but the Green Bay Packers are about as healthy as a team can be at this point in the season. Even those two wide receivers will be well enough for Saturday night's divisional round playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.
"I feel pretty confident the receiver position will be healthy for the game," coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday. "Our doctors feel confident everybody will be ready for the game."
Cobb, the Packers' leading receiver this season, was sent home from practice Wednesday with his illness but returned to the team Thursday and went through limited work in practice.
"Randall Cobb's still under the weather," McCarthy said. "He's going to go. I don't have any questions about that. I think it was important for Randall to get out there and practice. Randall took the reps that we had set up for him, and I think by game time, he'll ...