Randall Cobb is 'very, very excited' to be back playing with the Packers

NOW: Randall Cobb is ’very, very excited’ to be back playing with the Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP/CBS 58) -- Randall Cobb can thank MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers for triggering the veteran receiver's return to Green Bay.

Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst was straightforward in saying that the team acquired Cobb from the Houston Texans for an undisclosed draft pick because Rodgers wanted him.

The Packers have added both Cobb and offensive tackle Dennis Kelly since opening training camp Wednesday.

Gutekunst added that the move probably wouldn't have been possible "without Aaron adjusting his contract and kicking some money out."

Cobb practiced for the first time with the Packers Thursday. He described coming back as, "I can breath again. I've seen the other side." Later, he called Green Bay a Fortune 500 company and Houston more to a startup that is on the rise.

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