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Packers claim Randall Cobb isn't out for the season

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It has been a fairly bad week for the Green Bay Packers after they lost Jordy Nelson to a season ending injury and then lost their third pre-season game to the Philadelphia Eagles.

The Packers have been dealt a hammer blow with Nelson not being able to compete at all next season and already their Super Bowl aims seem less likely.

Not two in a week?

The depth of Green Bay's wide receiver core will surely be tested this year now that Nelson is confirmed to be out for the entire season.


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A lot of pressure is expected to fall onto Randall Cobb - the Packers second pro bowl wide receiver from last year.

But Cobb only lasted three plays of last night's match with Philadelphia before he was taken off with injury concerns of his own.

Cobb suffered a shoulder injury and it goes without saying that the packers fans inside Lambeau Field were concerned as they saw their high octane offense fall to its knees.

After the match however, Cobb appeared confident that it is nothing too serious.

Packers head coach Mike McCarthy shared the sentiment that Cobb is unlikely to be out for an extended amount of time.

"No, I don't think we're in that area at all." - McCarthy on Cobb's injury

The Packers reached the NFC Championship game last year and famously let a 16-0 lead over the Seattle Seahawks go and of course, fumbling a now infamous onside kick.

One better?

Many had tipped the Packers for the Super Bowl this year but with the loss of Nelson, those hopes may have been dashed a little, the loss of Cobb would have been a real concern for Green Bay.

Assurances that Cobb will return will be a major boost for the Packers but the question becomes, will the Packers have enough to overcome the Seahawks in the NFC this year?

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