NFL 2021 The veteran catcher returns to Green Bay, where he played from 2011 to 2018
Lto Packers-Aaron Rodgers novel It ended on Tuesday, when the quarterback report for boot camp of the team to return for one more season, after the team will agree on some conditions.
Among them was improving their receptors by bring back Randall CobbA transaction that was about to be finalized on Wednesday with the Texans, to such an extent that the player posted on Twitter that he was returning home.
In exchange for Cobb, The Packers sent an undetermined draft pick, but reports suggest it would be a sixth round. The Texans will pay $ 3 million from the receiver’s contract, with the Packers taking over the rest, just under another $ 3 million.
I’M COMING HOME! pic.twitter.com/qxSwkQo89f
? Randall Cobb (@ rcobb18) July 28, 2021
Green Bay chose Cobb in the second round of the 2011 Draft, the one after the victory against the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV. He had 6,793 yards on 563 receptions in 8 years with the Packers, though in 2014 alone he exceeded 80 receptions, 1,000 yards or 10 touchdowns (91-1,287-12). In 2014 and 2015 alone he played all 16 games, dropping from 14.1 receiving yards in his Pro Bowl year to 10.5, 10.2, 9.9 and finally 10.1 in his senior year at Lambeau Field.
In 2019, Cobb signed as a free agent with the Cowboys, with whom he spent a season and had the third-most yards (828) in his career.
In 2020, Cobb signed for 3 years and 27 million with the Texans, with whom he had 38 receptions for 441 yards and 3 touchdowns, starting in just two games and finishing on the disabled list for one Toe injury after week 11.
Except in front of Adams, no other Packers receiver caught more than 33 passes or had more than 700 yards, as tight end Robert Tonyan and running back Aaron Jones were second in receptions. Marquez Valdes-Scantling (33-690-6), Allen Lazard 33-451-3) and Equanimeous St. Brown (7-117-1) were the only other receivers among Rodgers’ 10 most searched.
Since the 2020 Draft, Rodgers had asked to improve his receiving corps, which since winning the Super Bowl with Greg Jenning, Jordy Nelson, Donald Driver and James Jones, has been losing talent despite picking 14 receivers in the Draft, with only Davante Adams and Randall Cobb reaching a Pro Bowl.
- Randall Cobb (Round 2, pick 64 in 2011 from Kentucky)
- Kevin Dorsey (Round 7, pick 224 at 2013 from Maryland)
- Charles Johnson (Round 7, 2013 picks 216 from Grand Valley St.)
- Jeff Janis (Round 7, picks 236 and 2014 Saginaw Valley St.)
- Jared Abbrederis (Round 5, pick 176 in 2014 from Wisconsin)
- Davante Adams (Round 2, pick 53 at 2014 from Fresno St.)
- Ty Montgomery (Round 3, pick 94 and Stanford 2015)
- Trevor Davis (Round 5, 2016 pick 163 from California)
- Malachi Dupre (Round 7, pick 247 in 2017 from LSU)
- DeAngelo Yancey (Round 5, pick 175 in 2017 from Purdue)
- Equanimeous St. Brown (Round 6, pick 207 at 2018 from Notre Dame)
- Márquez Valdés-Scantling (Round 5, pick 174 in 2018 from South Florida)
- J’Mon Moore (Round 4, pick 133 in 2018 from Missouri)
- Amari Rodgers (Round 3, pick 85 in 2021 from Clemson)