Should You Sell High on Randall Cobb?

Nov 8, 2012


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The odds were favorable that Randall Cobb would benefit from Greg Jennings’ injury. Not many could have predicted just how good he would be. Should you sell high on him?
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Cobb’s value is at an all-time high after scoring a pair of touchdowns against Arizona, giving him five touchdowns in his past three games and six in his past five.
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Since Week 4 Cobb has averaged 67.3 yards (75.3 total yards) and a touchdown per game.
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Cobb should continue to get plenty of action coming out of the bye. There is some concern going forward.
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Jordy Nelson missed Week 8′s game against Jacksonville and was knocked out of Week 9′s game against Arizona early. Jordy averaged eight targets the first six weeks so his return will cut into Cobb’s looks.
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Additionally, Greg Jennings could return around Week 14. I don’t expect Jennings to be anywhere near we’ve come to expect, but he will obviously take some looks away too.
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Then there’s Jermichael Finley. He has been a dud for the past five weeks. When the Packers are at their best they not only have their wideouts going, but they are taking advantage of Finley’s size and speed combination. If he starts seeing more looks there will be less pieces of the pie to go around.
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So is this a doomsday scenario for Cobb? Not exactly. The Packers are potent enough to produce several fantasy options. You may just have to deal with some weekly uncertainty.
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You can certainly put feelers out there to see what you can get for Cobb. It may not help you in the short-term, but you could possibly position yourself better for the fantasy playoffs.
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If you deal deal Cobb, make sure you get a decent haul.
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5 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Josh
    November 8th, 2012 at 11:38 am #

    Randall Cobb for Antonio Brown + Shonn Greene

    I like Greenes Upcoming Schedule.
    -Week 13- Ari
    -Week 14- @Jax
    -Week 15- @Ten
    -Week 16- SD
    -Week 17- @Buf
    (too low?)

  2. LestersLegends
    November 8th, 2012 at 11:44 am #

    Will Greene be your RB2? Will Brown be your WR3?

  3. Josh
    November 8th, 2012 at 12:09 pm #

    Roster

    RB: McFadden / Ridley / V. Ballard / S. Jackson
    WR: Julio Jones / J. Maclin / Torrey Smith / D. Moore / Cobb

    Start 2 RBs
    Start 3 WRs

  4. Josh
    November 8th, 2012 at 12:14 pm #

    I wanted to have Greene as insurance for the playoffs.

    Brown will be WR3 rotating in with J. Maclin/T. Smith when he recovers from his akle sprain.

  5. LestersLegends
    November 8th, 2012 at 12:45 pm #

    Not a bad deal.

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