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.
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.
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.
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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.
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