Reports are that Randall Cobb has been dropping quite a bit of passes in practice lately. It doesn’t pose concern for his coach though. Does it pose concern for his quarterback?
Tyler Dunne quoted McCarthy as saying, “He might drop a ball. I don’t know if there’s a concern. But it’s something we spend a lot of time on.”
This is true, but you do not want your receivers constantly dropping balls. You want your quarterback (Aaron Rogers) to be confident that his receivers are going to catch it when thrown to them. To illustrate, say I was to be on your pick up basketball team, you knew I was pretty dynamite from three and can take it to the hoop. But, during the game, I missed around 3 layups and 4 three point shots and we are tied 14 to 14 and next point wins, you are dribbling the ball down court, are you going to be a little hesitant to pass to me for the shot? Likely. Same goes with Aaron Rogers and Randall Cobb. You have to keep the trust.
I have done about 4 fantasy football mock drafts to get ready for this season, and Cobb is being taken around the 3rd or 4th round. That’s really high, which means people are starting to notice what we as UK fans already know, Cobb is a beast. Dropping passes in practice isn’t going to deter someone from picking him. He will have a breakout season, book it. The Legend of Cobb lives on.
P.S. – I would never miss that many shots in basketball.