Greg Jennings is in Minnesota. Donald Driver is now retired, and the Green Bay Packers need someone to step up to be the number one receiver.
Randall Cobb has been a pleasant surprise since coming onto the scene as a 2nd round (64th overall) pick of the 2011 NFL Draft.
He is extremely versatile. He can play as a returner and a wide receiver, and those skills will help the Packers get over the losses Jennings and Driver.
Cobb realizes this is his opportunity after a breakout year to cement his place in the Packers offense, and carry more weight.
“I think definitely with Donald retiring and Greg leaving, it’s definitely going to be a lot more weight on me, James and Jordy’s shoulders,” Cobb said, via Weston Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
“But we’re taking on the challenge head-on. We’ve been really excited to get back and work. We’ve got some young guys, some drafted guys that’s coming in. We’re excited to get back to work and see how it’s going to turn out this ...