Cobb has good practice, could be back on Sunday

Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb, who’s been out with a broken leg since October 13, had a “very good day” of practice on Thursday, coach Mike McCarthy said this afternoon.

McCarthy made his assessment of Cobb after being asked whether the receiver had a chance to play Sunday at Chicago. While not definitively saying whether Cobb would play or not play in the season finale, McCarthy said he was more optimistic about the wide receiver’s condition than he was earlier in the day.

“I feel a lot better now than I probably did this morning,” McCarthy said. “But he definitely took a step in that direction.”

Cobb would have to be activated off of injured reserve to return to the Packers’ lineup. The 23-year-old receiver has caught 29 passes for 378 yards and two touchdowns in five games this season.

The Packers will have quarterback Aaron Rodgers back in the starting lineup Sunday as Green Bay faces Chicago for the NFC North title and the right to host a first-round playoff game next weekend.


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