As you might expect, the Green Bay Packers are bummed that top wideout Jordy Nelson's knee injury will keep him sidelined for the entire year. Though every player that has discussed Nelson's situation has expressed support and sympathy, only one has dedicated his 2015 season to him: Randall Cobb.
On Monday, Cobb made his dedication known via his Twitter account:
"I'm going to miss lining up next to my bro this year. He has been one of the most influential players I have ever played with on and off the field. I'm dedicating this season to him."
With Nelson out, Cobb becomes the unquestioned No. 1 receiver in the Packers' passing attack. That's a lot of pressure for anyone, but Cobb demonstrated the ability to carry the burden last season when he caught 91 balls for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns. He may not possess Nelson's size or sideline wizardry, but Cobb gives the Packers a dynamic playmaker for Aaron Rodgers and the offense.