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Randall Cobb to miss Falcons game, per report

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Hamstring trouble will keep Randall Cobb from suiting up Sunday as the Packers take on the Falcons.

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Already down both of their top-2 running backs, the Green Bay Packers must also make do without one of the top receivers. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the team plans to hold out Randall Cobb to prevent any re-aggravation of his hamstring injury.

Cobb, who participated in practice this week only in a limited capacity, has played well over the past three weeks. During that span, the sixth-year wideout has either produced 95 or more receiving yards, a touchdown, or both. With Eddie Lacy and James Starks missing the past several weeks, Cobb has also seen time in the backfield.

With Cobb on the sidelines, versatile offensive weapon Ty Montgomery could receive even more touches both as a running back and pass catcher. Last week's breakout star Davante Adams also figures to see a heavy diet of targets as well.

On the year, Cobb has amassed 421 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns. He has also returned four punts for 10 yards.

Jason B. Hirschhorn is an award-winning journalist and Pro Football Writers of America member. He covers the NFL for Sports on Earth and SB Nation. He also serves as the senior writer and editor for Acme Packing Company, a Green Bay Packers blog.