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18 Randall Cobb WR
Height/Weight: 5-10/192 | Birthdate: 8/22/1990 | Birthplace: Maryville, TN, USA | Team: Green Bay | College: Kentucky | NFL Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 100/97 | Average Draft Position: 32.95
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Packers WR Randall Cobb hauls in four balls Week 12


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/23/2014) Packers wideout Randall Cobb hauled in four catches Week 12 against the Vikings.

Cobb gained 58 yards, finishing second on the team in receiving yards during the game. The Vikings did a good job covering Jordy Nelson deep, so Cobb was the bigger deep threat during the game. He averaged 14.5 yards per reception. Cobb was targeted five times.

He'll look for more Week 13 against the Patriots. 


Randall Cobb goes for a season-high 129 yards


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(11/16/2014) Packers receiver Randall Cobb set season highs with 10 catches for 129 yards in the Week 11 massacre of the Eagles. Cobb drew a game-high 13 targets but dropped a 15-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter. It was Cobb's first game without a touchdown since Week 3.

Cobb started fast as usual. He converted 3rd-and-9 with a 22-yard reception over the middle in the first quarter, and repeatedly turned short grabs into substantial gains.

Cobb visits Minnesota in Week 12.


Packers WR Randall Cobb scores touchdown in Week 10 win


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/10/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb caught four of his six targets for 72 yards and one touchdown in his team's 55-14 win over the Bears in Week 10.

Cobb's score late in the first half was historic, as it made Aaron Rodgers the second quarterback in history to throw six touchdowns in one half. The 18-yard touchdown reception was a thing of beauty, as Cobb had to extend with one arm on a diving play across the goal line to snag the ball, maintaining control after he hit the ground.

He's picked up at least one receiving touchdown in all of Green Bay's games except in Week 3. Cobb enters Week 11's matchup with the Eagles with 44 receptions, 650 yards and 10 touchdowns to his credit.


Davante Adams makes other Packers less predictable


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(10/27/2014) For the second time in three games, Packers wide receiver Davante Adams went for more than 70 yards, contributing 75 on seven catches Week 8 at New Orleans. He also tied for the team lead in targets with nine.

The trouble for Fantasy owners is that this production came at the expense of star wide receiver Jordy Nelson, who had just 25 yards on three catches. Randall Cobb still had 126 yards on five catches, so Adams didn't intrude on everyone, but it doesn't change the fact that on a day when Aaron Rodgers threw for a season-high 418 yards, the Packers' top wide receiver wasn't really involved.

Adams clearly isn't going away, which is great news for owners in deeper leagues where even third wide receivers have value. But he may prove to be a pest for Nelson and Cobb owners.

You're starting Nelson and Cobb in Fantasy regardless, but don't freak out when they have a game like Nelson had Sunday.


Randall Cobb's touchdown binge doesn't let up


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/27/2014) Randall Cobb scored for the fifth straight game Sunday night, becoming the first Packers wideout to do that since Greg Jennings in 2007.Barely two minutes into the game in New Orleans, Cobb got behind the secondary for a 70-yard touchdown.

It was Cobb's eight score this season, tying his career high. He has found the end zone in all but one game this year.

Cobb finished with five catches for 126 yards, his third 100-yard effort in the last five games. He drew seven targets. Cobb is off Week 9 before playing the Bears on Nov. 9.


Packers' Randall Cobb cracks century mark, scores eighth TD


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/19/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb scored and cracked the century mark in a comfortable Week 8 victory over the Panthers.

Cobb came down with a 3-yard touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers in the second quarter. He was thrown to seven times and finished with six grabs for 121 yards and a score, averaging 20.2 yards per reception in a 38-17 victory. He has two 100-yards games this season. He has compiled 452 receiving yards with eight touchdowns.

The Packers will face the Saints in Week 8.


Don't go crazy for Davante Adams


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(10/14/2014) For a team's third wide receiver to have significant value in Fantasy, that team's passing attack has to be pretty explosive. Green Bay's typically has been with quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who is having a banner year with 15 touchdown passes to just one interception.

And yet in three of Rodgers' six games this season, he's thrown for less than 200 yards. As a team, the Packers rank only 20th in passing yards per game. That's not my idea of explosive.

Certainly things could change. Eddie Lacy has failed to give them much of a running game, which could cause them to go more pass-heavy in the weeks ahead. But more than anything, the reason third wide receiver Davante Adams performed so well Week 6 at Miami, catching six passes for 77 yards, was because co-No. 1 Randall Cobb didn't. Rodgers threw for a modest 264 yards. Unless he goes for a consistent 300, you can't expect Adams to make a regular contribution in Fantasy in his current role.

So in standard leagues of 12 teams or fewer, I'm leaving him on waivers. For the list of wide receivers Jamey Eisenberg is adding over him, check out his latest Playing the Waiver Wire.


Packers' Randall Cobb comes down with touchdown No. 7


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/12/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb came down with his seventh touchdown of the season Sunday afternoon against Miami in Week 6.

Aaron Rodgers rolled out of the pocket and found Cobb for a 5-yard strike in the end zone on a third-and-goal in the third quarter. Cobb was targeted seven times and finished with five grabs for 58 yards and a score in a 27-24 victory. He has 331 receiving yards through six games.

The Packers will host the Panthers in Week 7.


Packers' Randall Cobb scores league-leading sixth touchdown


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/3/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb came down with his league-leading sixth touchdown catch of the season in a Week 5 victory at home against the Vikings.

Cobb caught an 8-yard pass from Aaron Rodgers in the end zone for a touchdown in the first quarter. With the game well in hand, he and the rest of the starters were pulled early in the fourth quarter. As a result, he finished with only three catches for 34 yards, averaging 11.3 yards per grab. He was targeted four times in a 42-10 victory.

Cobb has eight touchdowns in his last five regular season games dating back to last season. Through five games, he has 24 catches for 273 yards and six scores. He'll look to add another touchdown in Week 6 at Miami.


Coaches praise Packers WR Randall Cobb for mindset


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(10/1/2014) The work ethic and determination of Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb not only allowed him to bounce back Sunday from a poor performance in Week 3 against Detroit, but it earned him the praise of Mike McCarthy.

"Randall's a tireless worker. He's a true pro," McCarthy told the team website. "He was that way at a young age. His rookie year, he was clearly one of the most impressive rookies from a maturity standpoint that we've had come through the doors. He's the same guy every day. ... The performance of prior games, it might give you more motivation. I've never seen him need more urgency in his approach. He's a very consistent professional."

Cobb achieved season-highs with seven catches and 113 yards in the defeat of the Bears on Sunday and added two touchdowns to give him five on the season. Receivers coach Edgar Bennett was duly impressed, but not particularly surprised.

"He's one of the toughest - I say receiver - but football players I've been around," Bennett said. "Not only from a physical standpoint, but that's mentality as well. He's tough minded. He understands what goes into it, and what it's going to take to go from good to great. That's always the standard. 'Good is not good enough.' ... I think that's the mindset, certainly, that he has."


Randall Cobb proves he matters between the 20s


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/28/2014) While Randall Cobb owners weren't exactly disappointed with their top wide receiver's performance through the first three weeks, there was some reason for concern heading into Week 4 at Chicago. He had already scored three touchdowns, sure, but he had also averaged just 42.0 receiving yards through three games.

Against the Bears, though, he finally got the yards to go along with the touchdowns, scoring twice more with a team-high 113 yards on seven catches. Five of those catches came between the 20s.

Helping Cobb's cause was the fact that quarterback Aaron Rodgers finally lived up to expectations, throwing for more than 200 yards for just the second time this season. Cobb had just 39 yards when Rodgers threw for a career-high 346 in Week 2.

But he did have two touchdowns in that game as well, so it's clear Rodgers has as much confidence in him as ever. You should, too.


Randall Cobb helps bury Bears with huge game in Week 4


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/28/2014) Packers wideout Randall Cobb had average overall numbers highlighted by three touchdowns heading into Week 4. But against the Bears on Sunday, he added season-highs in catches and yards.

Cobb caught seven passes for a game-high 113 yards and did as much to bury the Bears as anyone. He raced past a cornerback for a 22-yard score with a minute left in the first half, then added a 3-yard reception eight seconds into the fourth quarter to put the cherry on top of an easy victory.

He wasn't done, however. He added a 46-yard in the middle of the final quarter and finished with seven catches for 113 yards. Cobb will seek to take his momentum and run with it Thursday night against the visiting Vikings.


Randall Cobb frustrated with play after three weeks


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/22/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb was not happy following his team's 19-7 loss Sunday against the Lions. Cobb totaled only three catches for 29 yards, and the entire offense struggled against a Lions defense that was decimated by injury.

"Our defense played their butts off tonight," Cobb said, per the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "We did nothing for them. It was kind of embarrassing as an offense, embarrassing myself the way I played."

Although Cobb had two touchdowns Week 2 and three on the season, he has just 14 catches for 126 yards through three games. He also has just one catch of 20-plus yards.

"I have to do more, I have to give this team more," he said. "I have to look in the mirror first and see where it is that I can do more to help this team out."


Randall Cobb can't get open Week 3


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb couldn't get open Week 3 against the Lions.

Cobb caught just three passes for 29 yards during the contest. He was targeted six times, which ranked second on the team. The Packers offense was held in check throughout the game, and no player really broke out. Cobb will look for more Week 4 against Chicago. 


Randall Cobb scores twice in Week 2 win vs. Jets


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/14/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb caught five of his six targets for 39 yards and two touchdowns while gaining six yards on two carries in his team's 31-24 win over the Jets in Week 2.

Cobb hauled in a touchdown with only eight seconds left in the first half to bring his team within one score going into halftime. He scored again from one yard out on a relatively easy play in the third quarter, but he wasn't able to break any long gains over the course of the game to boost his yardage total. Nonetheless, Cobb has scored three touchdowns in the first two weeks. His next test comes next Sunday against the Lions in Detroit.


Randall Cobb finds the end zone Week 1


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb found the end zone Week 1 against the Seahawks.

Cobb turned in a solid game, catching six balls on nine targets. He gained 58 yards and scored the team’s only touchdown. That touchdown didn’t come until the Packers trailed by 19 points. The team turned in a 10-play drive, capping it off with a 3 yard strike to Cobb. 

Cobb was also involved in one of the Packers few big offensive plays. Early in the second quarter, Cobb drew an offensive pass interference call that gained 44 yards. The Packers would go on to kick a field goal at the end of the drive. 

Cobb will take on the Jets Week 2. 


Randall Cobb to be tested Week 1


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb should be in for a tough test Week 1 against the Seahawks.

Cobb caught just three passes during the preseason, picking up 34 yards and a score. His lack of work shouldn’t be a huge concern, as the Packers offense doesn’t need any fine-tuning. The main thing here is that Cobb is 100 percent healthy after playing in just six games last season due to a leg injury.

His Week 1 production could be dampened by a strong Seahawks DST. Seattle was exceptional against the pass last season, holding opposing wide receivers to just 14.79 Fantasy points per game. That figure was the second-lowest rate in the league. On top of that, Cobb may have to deal with Richard Sherman, who is considered one of the best cornerbacks in the league. Sherman may spend the majority of the game stopping Jordy Nelson, but he could find his way over to Cobb on a few occasions.

Cobb’s versatility makes him a strong candidate to be moved around the Packers’ offense. If Green Bay can create some nice matchups, and Sherman is preoccupied with Nelson, Cobb could be in for a better game than people might expect. 

Despite that, expectations should be tempered. Seattle’s DST was strong last season, and while Green Bay boasts a strong offense, things should be muted Week 1. Cobb is a fine start, considering his upside, but he carries more risk this week due to the matchup.


Healthy scratches dominate inactive list for Packers


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/28/2014) The following players will not suit up for the Packers Thursday night against the Chiefs, per ESPN: Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, Eddie Lacy, Sam Shields, Tramon Williams, Demetri Goodson, Morgan Burnett, A.J. Hawk, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, Brad Jones, David Bakhtiari, T.J. Lang, Josh Sitton, JC Tretter, Bryan Bulaga, Mike Daniels, Brandon Bostick, Jordy Nelson and Datone Jones.

Randall Cobb finds the end zone vs. Rams


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb found the end zone during Saturday’s preseason matinee against the Rams.

Cobb hauled in a 3-yard pass from Aaron Rodgers in the end zone on the opening drive. He finished with three catches for 34 yards and a touchdown on three targets. 


McGinn: Randall Cobb 'hasn't stood out'


by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer
(8/7/2014) Long-time Packers reporter and analyst Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that since the start of training camp, Jordy Nelson has out-shined Randall Cobb in every way -- and Cobb knows it

"I don't believe I've done enough," Cobb said. "I think my job is to come out here every day, do what I'm supposed to do, work hard and hopefully my time will come. I feel I have a lot to prove."

Per McGinn, Cobb "hasn't stood out" and "has made almost no eye-catching plays." McGinn has also noted that Cobb hasn't played more that 647 snaps in any season so far in his career. 


Jordy Nelson, not Randall Cobb, is Packers' No. 1 receiver


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2014) The Packers' official website considers Jordy Nelson the team's No. 1 receiver and Randall Cobb the No. 2 receiver. Nelson, who plays the "X" receiver spot, is the guy who "lines up on the line of scrimmage. He’s the guy who’s big enough and strong enough to get off the jam, and fast enough to defeat the jam and still get deep," the website said.

Cobb plays the flanker or the slot. "He’s a guy who plays off the line of scrimmage and is used in a lot of strategic ways," the report said.


Randall Cobb to lead league in receptions?


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) Packers receiver Randall Cobb was headed for a big 2013 season when he broke his leg. The team's website says if he stays healthy, Cobb "could lead the league in receptions" because "he plays in an offense that is going to use him in multiple ways."

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers has described Cobb as a "100-catch guy." Cobb caught 80 passes for 954 yards and eight touchdowns in 15 games in 2012.


Packers have to decide on future of Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson


by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer
(6/4/2014) The Packers enter this season knowing receivers Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson will be free agents after this year, reports the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

And both receivers are hoping to get paid.

"I'm not a businessman, so I don't really know that side of that, that's what I have an agent for," said Cobb. "That's for the Packers to decide and to figure out."

Nelson was asked if he talked to his agent and gave any kind of deadline discussing, or not discussing, a possible extension as he prepares for the upcoming season.

"Obviously, you want to get it done as soon as possible," said Nelson. "But there are a lot of other people that are involved in that. It's a process and we'll just have to wait and see how it goes. I guess I'm more focused on hoping it gets done before we get to that."


Packers want to take Randall Cobb off returns


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2014) The Packers want Randall Cobb to play strictly as a receiver this season, reports ESPN.com. Cobb returned three punts and a kickoff last year and has three career return touchdowns.

With James Jones' departure, Green Bay does not want to expose Cobb to additional injury risk.


Randall Cobb, Packers not talking extension yet


by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer
(2/19/2014) Packers receiver Randall Cobb said Tuesday he has not heard from the team in regards to a contract extensions, reports NFL.com. Cobb is entering a contract year in 2014.

"Not that I know of," Cobb said of any contact with the Packers over a new deal. "My agent hasn't mentioned it to me, so I don't know if there's been any talks."

Cobb said his preference is to sign a long-term deal with the Packers.

"I would definitely love that," he said. "But unfortunately that won't be my decision. That will be on the team to come to me with that decision. I would love to get it out the way and not to have to worry about any of the conversations or answering any questions during the season that would take away from what we're trying to do as a football team."