Randall Cobb selected to all-rookie team

Randall Cobb was named to the all-rookie team today. Raymond T. Rivard photograph

Randall Cobb, the Green Bay Packers‘ rookie receiver, was selected today to the Pro Football Weekly and the Pro Football Writers of America’s All-Rookie Team.

Cobb, who electrified America with his performance on opening night back in September with a spectacular 108-yard spinning return for a touchdown, also returned a punt for a touchdown later in the season.

Cobb was a second-round draft choice from Kentucky last April and made the Packers as the kickoff returner. He led all rookies with a 27.7-yard average in 34 returns, ahead of Carolina’s Kealoha Pilares, who averaged 25.7.

The punt-return honor went to Arizona’s Patrick Peterson, who averaged 15.9. Cobb was second among rookies with 11.3.

He also saw time as a receiver, catching 25 balls for 375 yards.

Former Wisconsin player J.J. Watt of Houston made the team at defensive end.

See the listing of the entire team after the jump and Like Lombardiave.com on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


Here is the a look at the entire all-rookie team:

OFFENSE
WR – A.J. Green, Cincinnati; Julio Jones, Atlanta.
TE – Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota.
T – Tyron Smith, Dallas; Nate Solder, New England.
G – Stefen Wisniewski, Oakland; Danny Watkins, Philadelphia.
C – Mike Pouncey, Miami.
QB – Cam Newton, Carolina.
RB – DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Roy Helu, Washington.

DEFENSE
DE – J.J. Watt, Houston; Jabaal Sheard, Cleveland.
DT – Marcell Dareus, Buffalo; Phil Taylor, Cleveland.
LB – Aldon Smith, San Francisco; Von Miller, Denver; Ryan Kerrigan, Washington.
CB – Patrick Peterson, Arizona; Richard Sherman, Seattle.
S – Chris Conte, Chicago; Chris Harris, Denver.
SPECIALISTS
K – Dan Bailey, Dallas.
P – Matt Bosher, Atlanta.
PR – Patrick Peterson, Arizona.
KR – Randall Cobb, Green Bay.
ST – Akeem Dent, Atlanta.

Topics: Green Bay Packers, J.J. Watt, Pro Football Weekly And The Pro Football Writers Of America's All-Rookie Team., Randall Cobb

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