Marcas Grant | Tags: Three and out, Aaron Rodgers, Christine Michael, Donald Driver, Fred Davis, Green Bay Packers, Greg Jennings, Kirk Cousins, Marshawn Lynch, Percy Harvin, Randall Cobb, Robert Griffin III, Robert Turbin, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins
Griffin III active at practice: And now your (almost) weekly Robert Griffin III update. The dynamic Redskins quarterback was on the field at practice Thursday and was described as looking “spry”. Now’s the part where we add the usual caveat — there’s still a long time between now and the start of training camp. But as always, it’s good to see RG3’s rehab is coming along well. All signs point to him being ready to go when the lights come on for real. However, don’t be surprised if Kirk Cousins is the guy who takes the bulk of the snaps during Washington’s offseason workouts. Oh … and not to be overlooked, Fred Davis was also working out. If he can return, it’s one more weapon added to an increasingly dynamic offense.
Harvin to play some RB: If variety is the spice of life, things are going to get zesty in Seattle. Percy Harvin says the Seahawks plan to use him in multiple spots — including running back. The ‘Hawks already have one of the league’s most productive running backs in Marshawn Lynch, but the idea of Harvin lining up in the backfield is one that is sure to give defensive coordinators fits. Fantasy owners shouldn’t worry that this is going to cut into Lynch’s touches. If there’s anyone who could be affected by this, it’s likely to be the duo of Robert Turbin and Christine Michael.
Cobb a “100-plus catch guy”: Now that Donald Driver (retirement) and Greg Jennings (free agency) are out of Green Bay, there’s pressure on the Packers remaining wideouts to pick up the slack. As for Randall Cobb, quarterback Aaron Rodgers seems to have the utmost confidence. According to the star QB, Cobb has the ability to be “a 100-plus catch guy every year.” It’s not a stretch for a guy who caught 80 balls in 2012. But Rodgers’ statement would lead you to believe Cobb is targeted to be the team’s new top target. The young WR’s upside just keeps going up.
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