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Cobb, Jones Pick Up Passing Slack

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Jordy Nelson and Greg Jennings had a remarkable season with 24 touchdowns last year. This year, they've been on the sideline more often than they've been in the end zone. Where would the Packers be without James Jones and Randall Cobb having monster seasons?

Last season, Jordy Nelson and Greg Jennings combined for 24 touchdown receptions. For context, only three teams got more touchdowns from their entire wide receiver corps: Green Bay (38), Dallas (27) and Detroit (25). With Jennings and Nelson having spent more time on the sideline (11 games and most of three others) than in the end zone (seven touchdowns; Nelson has six of them) this season...

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