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Critical Decision Awaits on Cobb

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After injuring his right ankle in the third quarter, is it worth the risk to continue using the record-setting playmaker on kick returns? Maybe not, Aaron Rodgers said, but under Mike McCarthy, the coach usually has seen the reward as greater than the risk.

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has a big decision to make with his special teams. And no, it's not at kicker. Randall Cobb, who set the franchise's single-season record for combined net yards on a first-quarter punt return on Sunday, injured his right ankle on a third-quarter punt return. The injury did not appear to be serious, which led to some cautious optimism. After some initial...

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