Packers receiver Randall Cobb says he'll play against Bears

Wednesday September 9th, 2015

Packers receiver Randall Cobb practiced Wednesday and says he expects to play in Sunday's game against the Bears.

Cobb wore a protective harness on his right shoulder in his return to the practice field Wednesday. He had not played since spraining the shoulder in a preseason game against Philadelphia in August. Cobb was listed as a limited participant at practice and said he was still in pain, but that he plans to play through it. 

“I'm going to do my best to fall a certain way and fall the right way,” Cobb told reporters after practice. “I can't help it if a guy lands on top of me. I'm going to do everything I can to protect myself. But I have to play fearless. I've always been a fearless player and that's part of it.”

Cobb added that the injury could bother him for a few weeks.

With Jordy Nelson lost for the season due to a torn ACL, Cobb will serve as Aaron Rodgers' top receiver after catching 91 passes for 1,287 yards and 12 touchdowns last season. Green Bay signed veteran free agent and longtime-Packer James Jones on Sunday to bolster their receiving corps.

Green Bay plays Chicago at 1 p.m. ET in Sunday's season opener.

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