It Looks Like Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb Will Be Ready

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Randall Cobb: boss

Randall Cobb: boss

Good news on the injury front. Both Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb returned to practice on Sunday, which means it’s likely both will be ready for the Green Bay Packers season opener.

Cobb has been battling a biceps injury and Nelson had knee surgery earlier this preseason. Last week, Nelson seemed uncertain if he’d be able to return for the opener, so it was a bit of a surprise that he suited up on Sunday.

Although neither guy was a full participant in practice, it seems pretty clear that they’ll be ready for San Francisco. They may even get a bit of action this Thursday against Kansas City.

“I feel good. If it was a regular-season game, we could definitely be going. But we still have to be smart, see what happens, and take it day by day,” Nelson said.

Cobb, meanwhile, is wearing a compression sleeve on his right biceps and sang the same tune.

Neither player has seen action in a preseason game.

“I can play. If it’s up to me, I’d be on the field (Thursday), but we’re going to be smart about the situation,” Cobb said. “We know what we’re dealing with and we know what we’ve got going forward, so we’re going to be smart about it.”

Most starters will play minimally on Thursday, so there’s no guarantee you’ll see Nelson or Cobb at all until the regular season starts. At least, that would seem to be the wise move with all the injuries the Packers have on an annual basis.

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13 Comments on "It Looks Like Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb Will Be Ready"

  1. TyKo Steamboat

    I am very interested to see what kind of Season Jordy Nelson will have.

    It is time to have a HUGE year.

    • Savage57

      As much as my heart wants to see it, my head keeps telling me ‘ain’t goan happen’.

      I think Nelson took the league by surprise in ’11 and now he’s a guy they game plan for and look to neutralize. So it opens the door for someone else.

      I see him having a good, solid year but not the numbers he put up in 2011. But in the end it’s all just a guess.

  2. tequila

    I truly hope they aren’t too crusty when they come back, the 49ers are looking to bury us week 1 and we will need to come through the door shooting.

    • TyKo Steamboat

      I have already prepared my mind as if the 9ers have flattened us Week 1 because that is what is going to happen.

    • E. Wolf

      I do speak in riddles, at times. At this time, I will not worry about either the lack of preseason game time or the possibility that these injuries will nag later. For now, I am glad they will be available for the season opener. C is for cookie, and that is good enough for me.

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