Packers: Randall Cobb has high praise for Christian Watson

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Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb had high praise for rookie Christian Watson.

The Green Bay Packers need their other wide receivers to step up this season with Davante Adams gone.

Second-round pick Christian Watson will have a big role to play immediately.

The Packers will be hoping Watson can make a difference in his rookie season. His size, speed, and athleticism gives him the potential to become a star WR1 in the future.

One player already impressed with Watson’s work is Packers veteran wide receiver Randall Cobb.

Cobb is not wrong.

Watson is 6-foot-4, 208 pounds. He ran a 4.36-second 40-yard dash.

Cobb is the Packers’ most experienced wide receiver. Not only will he be one of Aaron Rodgers’ most trusted pass-catchers this season, but he will also be a leader for a young wide receiver corps.

Watson, as well as Green Bay’s other young wide receivers like Amari Rodgers, Romeo Doubs, and Samori Toure, will be able to learn a lot from Cobb.

Not only about playing wide receiver at the NFL level, but also what it takes to find success in an offense with Rodgers at QB.

It is going to be interesting to see just how big of a role Watson will have in year one and what kind of impact he can make. Can he become the next rookie wide receiver to enjoy a breakout season?

Will he become Green Bay’s next great second-round wide receiver? There have been many in the Aaron Rodgers era, including Randall Cobb.

Watson has a lot to learn. The coming months before the start of the regular season will be important for him, but it is encouraging to hear high praise coming from Cobb already.

Hopefully both Watson and Cobb can help the Packers’ offense dominate this season, even with Adams no longer there.