Randall Cobb Injury: Updates on Packers WR's Chest and Return

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured Columnist

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb in action against the San Diego Chargers during an NFL football game Sunday Oct. 18, 2015, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Matt Ludtke)
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb suffered a chest injury midway through the second quarter of Saturday night's divisional-round playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals. He was ruled out for the remainder of the contest.

Continue for updates.


Cobb Comments on Injury

Sunday, Jan. 17


Cobb Reportedly Injures Lung

Saturday, Jan. 16

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported he'd been "told it's a bruised lung."

Although the catch on which Cobb was injured was called back because of a penalty, the NFL's Twitter account shared video of the sensational play: 


Cobb Stepped Up for Packers After Nelson's Injury

Cobb inherited the role of go-to option in the Packers offense after fellow wide receiver Jordy Nelson's season-ending knee injury in August. The former Kentucky Wildcat racked up 1,287 receiving yards and 12 touchdown catches last season, and his speed and ability to force defenders to miss in open space make him a scoring threat every time he touches the ball. He finished 2015 with 829 receiving yards and six touchdowns.

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