Cobb should be ready for Saturday night's NFC divisional playoff game against San Francisco despite missing practice Wednesday.|||||||
Cobb was sent home with the flu, the latest Packer to get sick.
Cobb returned for Saturday's playoff win over Minnesota after he missed the regular-season finale with an ankle injury.|||||||
Cobb caught one pass for seven yards and ran two times for six Saturday.
Coach Mike McCarthy says Monday that if Cobb is healthy, he will be the Packers' full-time punt and kick returner, even in the wake of the ankle injury he suffered in Sunday's 55-7 rout of the Tennessee Titans. McCarthy didn't have any update on Cobb's health, although he said Cobb seemed optimistic and the team's medical staff wasn't overly concerned, either.|||||||
Cobb was injured when tackled by Tennessee's Tracy Wilson while returning a punt with 8:38 left in the third quarter - a game in which Cobb set the franchise single-season record for all-purpose yardage. On his previous two punt returns, Cobb had gained 14 and 17 yards.
Cobb caught seven passes and tied a career high with 102 receiving yards in the Packers' victory against the Lions on Sunday.|||||||
Cobb, who had totaled 101 receiving yards in his previous two games, is still a viable starting WR in most fantasy formats.
Cobb caught a team-high nine passes for 74 yards and TD in Sunday's win at Detroit.|||||||
Cobb has blossomed into a solid No. 2 fantasy receiver with Greg Jennings hurt. Even though the bye weeks have concluded, Cobb is a serious flex option in standard leagues.