2019 Free Agency Profile: Randall Cobb
After finishing up the four-year, $40 million contract he signed in the 2015 offseason, Cobb now enters unrestricted free agency on the heels of an injury-plagued 2018 campaign. This past season was the lowest-graded of his career (60.2) and also the fewest snaps he’s played in a season since 2013 (466).
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Peaking in 2014 (84.6 grade, 129.2 rating when targeted), Cobb has continually declined in overall grade and snaps played since. When healthy, he is still capable of performances like we saw in Week 1 this past season, a nine-catch on 10 targets for 142 yards and 152.1 passer rating when targeted game against the Bears. A slot-needy team could look to bring Cobb in on a low-risk contract hoping he can provide a dependable option (only six drops on 246 targets over the past three seasons) in that increasingly important position.
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