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2011 NFL Mock Draft: Green Bay Packers Select Randall Cobb with Pick No. 32

2011 NFL Mock Draft: Green Bay Packers Add Depth at Receiver Drafting Randall Cobb

The Green Bay Packers are going to be looking to repeat as Super Bowl champions this year, and to be honest I don’t think they are that far off. 

I think the perfect fit for the Packers at No. 32 would be Randall Cobb out of Kentucky.  

The fact that the Packers can even get him that low in the draft is an absolute steal, and he could come in and make an immediate impact for Green Bay. 

Cobb also has experience returning kicks, which would be a huge boost to the Packers inconsistent special teams. 

Jim Polzin of Sports has this to say about the Packers drafting a wide receiver. 

Greg Jennings has posted three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons and Jordy Nelson made a strong case for being a legitimate No. 2 receiver late in the season. After that, the team has some question marks. Donald Driver posted his lowest totals in receptions and receiving yards since 2001 and turned 36 in February. He could set the franchise record for receiving yards in 2011 and ride off into the sunset following the season. James Jones is a free agent and may draw a big offer from another team, making the Packers decide if the talented but inconsistent former third-round pick is worth the money. Brett Swain didn’t do much as a No. 5 receiver last season. Bottom line: Wide receiver is a need for the Packers, perhaps as early as the first round if they’re intrigued by Baldwin, Smith or Cobb 

The obvious choice to me is Randall Cobb and I expect the Packers will draft him with the last pick of the first round.

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1. Carolina Panthers: Cam Newton, QB
2. Denver Broncos: Patrick Peterson CB
3. Buffalo Bills: Marcell Dareus, DT
4. Cincinnati Bengals: A.J. Green, WR

17. New England Patriots: Mike Pouncey, OG
18. San Diego Chargers: Mark Ingram Jr., RB
19. New York Giants: Muhammad Wilkerson, DE
20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Aldon Smith, DE/OLB
5. Arizona Cardinals: Blaine Gabbert, QB
6. Cleveland Browns: Nick Fairley, DT
7. San Francisco 49ers: Prince Amukamara, CB
8. Tennessee Titans: Von Miller, LB/DE
21. Kansas City Chiefs: Gabe Carimi, OT
22. Indianapolis Colts: Anthony Castonzo, OT
23. Philadelphia Eagles: Ryan Kerrigan, DE
24. New Orleans Saints: Cameron Heyward, DE
9. Dallas Cowboys: Robert Quinn, DE/OLB
10. Washington Redskins: Da'Quan Bowers, DE
11. Houston Texans: Tyron Smith, OT
12. Minnesota Vikings: Jake Locker, QB
25. Trade-Detroit Lions: Jimmy Smith, CB
26. Baltimore Ravens: Akeem Ayers, OLB
27. Atlanta Falcons: Brooks Reed, DE/OLB
28. New England Patriots: Brandon Harris, CB
13. Detroit Lions: J.J. Watt, DE
14. St. Louis Rams: Julio Jones, WR
15. Miami Dolphins: Cameron Jordan, DE
16. Jacksonville Jaguars: Nate Solder, OT

29. Chicago Bears: Derek Sherrod, OT
30. New York Jets: Adrian Clayborn, DE
31. Pittsburgh Steelers: Phil Taylor, DT
32. Green Bay Packers: Randall Cobb, WR

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