Randall Cobb was on the Jim Rome show last night. If you’re too lazy to listen above, here are some highlights:
— On four games in a row with a touchdown and his chemistry with Aaron Rodgers: “I think he’s starting to trust me a little bit more now. We communicate so much and we’ve got pretty good chemistry now. We’re just trying to keep it going and stacking up these wins. … I think he’s starting to pick up on the type of player I could be and he’s giving me opportunities, and I’ve got to make the most of them.”
— On Rodgers calling him a “star in the making”: “It makes me feel great, especially from a quarterback like Aaron. Whenever you hear things like that, it gives you a confidence boost. It’s humbling, because I know he’s been around some great receivers and I hope I can be one of those for him.”
— Cobb said playing multiple positions at Kentucky has helped him play several different roles at Green Bay, including taking handoffs in the backfield. Cobb said he’d be willing to line up in the backfield more often if it would help the Packers win a Super Bowl, but joked that his career probably wouldn’t last long if he did.
— Rome pointed out that Cobb is already over the 1,000 yard mark for all-purpose yards this season, an accomplishment that Cobb said means nothing until the season is over: “Right now I’ve got to just keep improving. I’ve had a decent season this year, I’ve got to keep building that success: keep working with Aaron, doing the little things that I have to do to improve as a player.”
— Cobb said he’s learned a lot from his each of his fellow receivers, starting with Donald Driver, whom he sits next to in the locker room: “[Donald] teached me more of being a man and understanding this business world of the game and Greg “Route Running” Jennings the fundamentals of being a receiver and Jordy the way he attacks the ball and makes plays. I think I’ve learned things from all of these guys and I’m just trying to get better and be on their level.”
Cobb also has a new blog post up at mademan.com, in which he talks about his family and the different gadgets he uses daily. The strangest one? The Zeo Pro+ Sleep Management System, an iPhone app and lightweight headband that you wear to track and improve the quality of your sleep. Sounds odd, but it seems to be working.