The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us. the Day the Jets trade for quarterback Aaron Randall Cobb in April, Rodgers posted a workout video Instagram.
Cobb was a receiver who had spent 10 out of 12 seasons in the N.F.L. As a Rodgers’s Teammate and close friends with the Green Bay Packers but by then was a free agent recuperating from surgery to remove bone spurs on his right foot. Cobb stated that he planned to publish. the Video demonstrates his condition as teams try to complete their rosters.
Cobb claims that other players have teased Cobb for the Timing is important the It was a signal to Rodgers that he wanted him to join them without being blatant about it.
“It just happened to be on the same day,” Cobb, smiling in an interview at his locker last week. the Jets’ practice facility.
Cobb, 33 years old, had considered retirement. the Jets signed his one-year contract a little over a week later the Rodgers Trade and After the quarterback had recruited him. Cobb was a measure of success when they reunited. Rodgers’s Jets’ teammates can keep him happy by sending a message about his moods.
This value was displayed in a recent episode “Hard Knocks,” the HBO documentary series as Cobb huddled the Jets’ receivers after a poor practice and warned the Rodgers’ group would not tolerate any more errors.
“If he don’t trust you, he’s not going to throw you the ball, I can promise you that,” Cobb said “If he don’t trust you — he do not like throwing interceptions — so if he can’t trust that you’re going to run the right route, he’s not going to throw it.”
“How he communicates to those guys has been amazing for them in that room,” Nathaniel Hackett the Jets’ offensive coordinator. Hackett held the Same position for three seasons the Packers, where he will coach Cobb and Rodgers by 2021. “I think they are only going to get better, just with him being in there and the fact that we get to have him out there playing for us is great.”
Rodgers is a man few know better than anyone else, on and off the field. the field. Cobb has been a favorite for a long time. the quarterback’s most trusted passing options, usually catching tosses out of the Slot position. Rodgers was a groomsman at Cobb’s wedding in 2017 and is godfather to one of his two children.
Cobb and Allen Lazard 27, another former Packers’ receiver, are expected play complementary roles the Jets’ offense, whose success will depend on the development of receiver Garrett Wilson, 23, last season’s offensive rookie of the Mecole hardman, 25, is a free agent addition. He spent his N.F.L. Kansas City. Cobb said he could act as an intermediary and help teammates adjust to their new quarterback’s personality and tendencies.
“I try to be the bridge of communication,” Cobb said “We’re all visual and audio learners, and just being able to see if a guy needs help, you can help them understand it in a different way.”
Cobb has said that he tried to preach. the Receiving Corps the The importance of nonverbal communications before the Snap! And stressed to them that they need to know each element of the play, not just their own role. On a goal-line play in December last year, the Rodgers missed a hand-signal from rookie Christian Watson, ran the Missed an easy touchdown by taking the wrong route the Los Angeles Rams. Cobb: Receivers earn Rodgers’s favor by being in the The right place to be the right time.
“He’s just very detail-oriented,” Cobb said “He does a great job of taking care of the ball, and if we’re not on the same page, that can lead to two interceptions and puts us behind the eight ball and a chance to win the game.”
Rodgers, though, has worked to form connections with teammates without Cobb’s direct help. In July, he said that he had lunch at various tables across the city. the Week so as to not sit with the He also visited different areas during practice to become familiar with other positions groups. Wilson said Rodgers is talkative and friendly, but he has also enjoyed learning from Cobb.
“I’ve just been trying to take everything I can from Randall,” Wilson said in a Friday news conference. “He’s a perfectionist when it comes to everything off the field.”
Cobb’s presence has been beneficial to Rodgers on other fronts. Playing in a new place, the During social gatherings, the pair and other teammates have taken it upon themselves to bond. Last week, Cobb, Rodgers, and tight end C.J. Uzomah went to a tennis game at the U.S. Open and the Three of the teammates have attended Broadway shows.
Rodgers and Uzomah were present the Tony Awards will be held in June. the The quarterback was seated courtside in May to watch the Knicks play a playoff game. He watched with cornerback Sauce Gardiner.
Cobb the The vibrancy of the game and its bustle is a great way to get into it. the Jets provided a completely different experience to Rodgers than he had experienced during his time at the NFL. the Football season. Cobb explained that after Packers games he would order pizza with his family because the majority of restaurants were closed. Not so in the New York metropolitan area.
“It’s not like the N.F.L. life that you imagine in your mind,” Cobb, who lives in Green Bay (Wisconsin), said: “I think that he’s able to live and enjoy life with a different perspective that he hasn’t had in his career yet.”