Packers second-year player is turning heads at OTAs and Matt LaFleur is impressed

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Throughout the Green Bay Packers' organized team activities, one name keeps coming up: Romeo Doubs.

Doubs starred throughout training camp last summer and carried that momentum into the regular season before suffering an injury. Fully healthy this offseason, Doubs hasn't taken long to make more 'wow' plays.

The Packers hope Doubs can make a jump in year two. He showed a lot of potential as a rookie, but with veterans Allen Lazard and Randall Cobb gone, the Packers need Doubs to take that next step.

Packers head coach Matt LaFleur is impressed with what he has seen so far.

"A lot of good things. We see it on a daily basis. I think that Rome has done a nice job of really making that next step," LaFleur said. "Just how deliberate he is with what he's trying to work on. He's doing a great job of really getting his feet in the ground, running violent routes, violent cuts, being aggressive with his hands."

It's not surprising to hear LaFleur praising the second-year wide receiver. Doubs has made impressive play after impressive play on the practice field this offseason.

Romeo Doubs is turning heads at Packers OTAs

Understandably after his dominant final eight games last season, Christian Watson is the Packers' second-year receiver that everyone is talking about. However, Doubs is quickly reminding us how talented he is.

Doubs is already becoming a go-to target for Jordan Love, with the two connecting yet again during Tuesday's practice.

That's the perfect play. A beautiful pass from Love and an amazing catch from Doubs. Get used to hearing that this season.

The Jordan Love-to-Romeo Doubs connection is an exciting one to watch this summer and into the regular season. Love clearly trusts Doubs to make a play, and he so often does.

Doubs has been one of the Packers' standout performers at OTAs.

Yes, it's early. We're not even at minicamp yet, which begins next week, and training camp is a little under two months away. It's one thing to make plays in June during OTAs and another to do it in the regular season.

But there's good reason to believe Doubs is poised for a breakout year.

Before getting hurt last season, Doubs had been the Packers' best rookie wide receiver, making a number of impressive plays. He struggled to rediscover that form after returning from injury, but the signs were there.

If he can continue to improve in year two -- the early signs are good -- Doubs can have a breakout second season in Green Bay.

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