Packers Morning Buzz: Cowboys have big plans for Randall Cobb
Welcome to your Morning Buzz, rounding up news and views regarding the Green Bay Packers from around the web and here at PackersNews.com.
We'll start with Cowboys coach Jason Garrett bubbling over the addition of former Packers slot receiver Randall Cobb to the Dallas offense, via beat reporter Clarence Hill Jr. of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
"He’s so capable of doing so many different things. We got an up close and personal view of him every time we played Green Bay. You go into these games and you look at a guy like this like, ‘God damn, look at him again. They’re handing it to him, they’re throwing it to him, he’s in the slot, he’s outside. He makes these plays at critical moments.’ We’ve been trying to guard him for a long time. To have him be able to come in and be as versatile as we think he can be, I think he’s going to be a big lift for our offense.”
You can read more about Garrett and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones have to say about Cobb's role on the Cowboys here:
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