Randall Cobb Injury: Updates on Packers Star's Shoulder

Patrick ClarkeCorrespondent INovember 4, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 07: Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers runs for a touchdown during the NFL game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 7, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb was forced to leave Week 9's matchup with the Arizona Cardinals after suffering a shoulder injury, according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Rob Demovsky via Twitter:

Cobb is getting his left arm worked on, which is why he hasn't been in all series.

— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) November 4, 2012

 

UPDATE: Sunday, November 4 at 2:59 p.m. ET by Patrick Clarke

Cobb injured his left shoulder on a second quarter punt return, missed the following offensive series, but returned to the game before halftime to field another punt according to ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert

The fact that Cobb returned to the game before the halftime break is excellent news for Packers fans and fantasy owners. 

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Cobb is probable to return to the game according to PackerReport.com via Twitter:

Cobb shoulder injury; probable for return. Wonder if he'll return punts.

— Packer Report (@PackerReport) November 4, 2012

 

Cobb had two rushes for 23 yards; two receptions for 34 yards and two touchdowns; and two punt returns for 36 yards before leaving during the first half. 

The 22-year-old wideout has been a huge player in Green Bay's offense this season. He came into Week 9 as the Packers' second-leading receiver, boasting 42 receptions for 463 yards and four receiving touchdowns.

Fantasy owners are hoping that Cobb's injury is nothing serious, as he's been a vital performer week after week. His speed and versatility make him an explosive playmaker on both offense and special teams. 

Keep it right here for the latest information on Randall Cobb's status as it becomes available. 

 

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