Packers: Romeo Doubs’ return from injury comes at perfect time

Green Bay Packers, Romeo Doubs - Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
Green Bay Packers, Romeo Doubs - Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports /

Christian Watson has been the star of the show for the Green Bay Packers in recent weeks, scoring eight touchdowns over the past four games.

Following Watson’s breakout, you may have forgotten just how impressive Romeo Doubs looked in the games he played this season.

Doubs has been out of action with an ankle injury since the Packers’ loss to the Detroit Lions in Week 9, but he appears to be on track for a return following the bye week.

Watson and Doubs haven’t played together regularly this season. Watson missed games early in the year, while Doubs has been out for the past four games.

In Week 15 against the Los Angeles Rams, we may get to see them together again, at last.

And it’s great timing.

The Packers need to be at their best to run the table over the final four weeks of the season. If they can win out, they may have an outside chance of securing a surprise playoff berth.

Doubs could return just in time for the most important four games of the season.

Green Bay hosts the Rams on Monday Night Football, then takes on the Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, and Detroit Lions to close out the regular season.

Doubs has already shown great route-running ability and he can win contested catches. The rookie caught 31 passes for 314 yards and three touchdowns in nine games. Solid numbers for a rookie fourth-round pick.

It will be exciting to see Watson and Doubs starting together in the Packers’ final four games. It could be a look at the future.

Before Watson’s breakout over the past month, Doubs had been Green Bay’s most impressive rookie wide receiver. Now, we should get to see them together.

With the Packers needing to win out, Doubs’ return comes at the perfect time.