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Originally published December 28, 2013 at 4:27 PM | Page modified December 28, 2013 at 4:51 PM

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Packers activate Cobb, list him as questionable

Cobb was the team’s allotted player on injured reserve who was designated for return after getting hurt during a 19-17 win Oct. 13 at Baltimore. The playmaking wideout was added to the injury report Saturday with a knee injury.


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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Packers receiver Randall Cobb has been activated from injured reserve and has been listed as questionable for Sunday’s crucial game against the Chicago Bears.

Cobb was the team’s allotted player on injured reserve who was designated for return after getting hurt during a 19-17 win Oct. 13 at Baltimore. The playmaking wideout was added to the injury report Saturday with a knee injury.

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) is already returning Sunday and is expected to start against the Bears in the game to decide the NFC North title.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said he gave Cobb more work in practice Friday to help determine whether he should be activated.

Cobb caught 29 passes for 378 yards and two touchdowns playing the first five games this season for Green Bay (7-7-1).

Notes

• Chicago signed fullback Tony Fiammetta to a two-year extension that will keep him with the team through the 2015 season.

Fiammetta has appeared in each of the Bears’ first 15 games in his first season in Chicago, helping running back Matt Forte total 1,229 yards rushing — nine short of Forte’s career high set in 2008.

• The New England Patriots signed safety Kanorris Davis and defensive back Justin Green from the practice squad to the 53-man roster Saturday.

On Friday, New England released wide receiver Austin Collie, signed running back/slot receiver Sam McGuffie to the practice squad and released running back Cierre Wood.



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