The Packers already had quarterback Aaron Rodgers signed through the 2019 season and now have receiver Jordy Nelson locked up through 2018. So where does that leave Randall Cobb? Cobb is entering the final season of his rookie contract and despite missing 10 games last season because of a fractured leg, he has shown enough in his first three seasons to warrant a big-money extension. If the Packers don't give it to him, surely another team will. This offseason, ESPN.com's Mike Sando ranked Cobb fifth on his list of the top free-agent wide receivers for 2015Insider. Nelson, who is now off the market, was fourth. "I'd love for Randall to be next," Rodgers said Saturday. "He's a guy, again, who's done it the right way. He's been a great leader for us. He's had some injury issues last year that hurt him that was out of his control. But he's a consistent performer for us and a great guy in the locker room as well." The Packers began the week with nearly $13.7 million in salary-cap space. But that was before Nelson's four-year, $39 million contract extension was signed on Saturday. Until the exact breakdown of that deal is available, it won't be known how much room the Packers will have for a potential Cobb extension.
Is Randall Cobb next in line for a contract?
ESPN | Jul 27