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Randall Cobb is HOT HOT HOT

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by Wood Chipper, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. Wood Chipper

    Wood Chipper Fantasy Football Guru

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    Is anyone else excited after seeing him? I know it's a preseason game but I love the idea of mixing him in with our 4 receiver sets.
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  2. Helmets

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    Very excited. Looks smooth as silk on the field. Does not look like a rookie that was locked out, just learning the offense, playing in his first preseason game.
     
  3. Bensalama21

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    He is the most exhilarating rookie that we have gotten in a while!
     
  4. Jordyruns

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    Would love to see this as well, we have 5 WR and hopefully 2 TE (anther has to emerge just based on the numbers) just pick your poison, one way or another the passing game will thrive this season. Also nice to know that when DD retires we will still have 4 very good WR, assuming Jordy is resigned.
     
  5. TJV

    TJV Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    Yes, it’s been two years since Thompson selected the phenomena known as Clay Matthews III. Of course he also selected Raji in that draft and although he didn’t make the splash Clay did as a rookie it’s been a long two years since the Packers added their best DL and pro bowl LB. :D

    Seriously, I liked reading the early reports from camp that Cobb looked NFL-quick. That is crucial because he’s not overly fast but he’s got NFL quickness. That’s very important for a punt returner and will help him get separation on passing routes. He looks very smooth going into and coming out of breaks ala Jennings. That and his intelligence sets him apart from most rookies. Not only book smarts – he’s going to be up to speed on all of the WR spots by the start of the season – but even more important is football smarts – also known as instincts and that looks like his strong suit.
     
  6. Kitten

    Kitten Feline Cheesehead Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Oh hells yeah! He proved himself worthy last night. If that's his preseason game, he's gonna be lights out during the season! Good sign, TT!
     
  7. fettpett

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    Cobb is the most exciting rookie WR coming into camp, probably since Walker, if not Sharpe. Remember, even with Jennings being taken in the 2nd round like Cobb, few were really excited about him. Cobb brings a very different dynamic to the Packers. Not only is he a very good WR but he looks to boost the Packers return game which hasn't had a Kick return since Allen Rossum in 2001 (when Cobb was 10yrs old).
     
  8. PackersRS

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    What was Randall saying? I got lost in his green eyes...

    In all seriousness, he needs to run much better routes. It was very sloppy. Though, with Jennings and Driver on our team, the only way he doesn't learn how to run routes is if he doesn't want to.

    What I'm thrilled to see is his hands. Sure handed. He's going to be a weapon.
     
  9. fettpett

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    yeah, I'm not surprised they are sloppy, they've had their off season cut in half if not more than that
     
  10. The Drew

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    Kid is a beast... cant wait to see him go full speed during the regular season!
     
  11. FrankRizzo

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    He looks like a natural returning kicks and punts.
    He also is brave going across the middle.

    They compared him to Greg Jennings a little bit, and I do remember seeing some youtube footage of Jennings in college bringing a punt back for a TD.

    I can't tell who Cobb reminds me of the most yet, in the league.....a young Steve Smith maybe (Carolina)... he also returned punts for awhile.

    If Randall can give us a few, even just one, TD on a punt return, what an added bonus that will give us.

    The little guy is not going to play much WR for his this year if there are no injuries to any of the big-4 WRs or Jermichael though. It's hard to take any of those other 5 off the field in passing situations.
     
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  12. 2411t

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    His eyes...so beautiful.
     
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  13. PackersRS

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    Well, he didn't run many pro routes in college, so that could be it.
     
  14. 2411t

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    Apparently he was really critical of his game last night. How are we so fortunate to land players with great character.
     
  15. gatorpack

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    I still remember Terrence Murphy!!!! :(
     
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    I think Cobb has a ton of potential. I like that he has that drive like Rodgers does, where there's ALWAYS room for improvement...
     
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    So far Cobb reminds me of Percy Harvin, which is a good thing. A very dangerous slot receiver and kick/punt returner who has the ability to take a short pass anywhere on the field and turn it into six points.
     
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    He would have been a great one if not for another neck injury to a Packer WR. Dammit.
     
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  19. Packer Ste

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    I really can't wait to see what he can do at wide receiver when Rodgers is throwing the ball. It's such an exciting prospect.
     
  20. AllouezPackerFan

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    Cobb is amazing. Will be getting his jersey for sure.
     
  21. LAG

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    I am excited about having Cobb as a Packer. He's got great hands and is a great addition to our WR core. Another weapon in the quiver for A-Rod.
     
  22. unionstpackfan

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    So true. A guy with a lot of talent that's sitting a ways down on the depth chart, you love to see this. He'll get his opportunities eventually but right now his attitude is about getting better and learning the system.
     

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