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|NFC North readers were almost split on which wide receiver would have a better rookie season, Green Bay's Randall Cobb or Detroit's Titus Young.|
I guess it depends how you define production. IMO:My take? While I don't think you can understate Cobb's immediate impact on special teams, I think we should also remember what we discussed earlier this month. If he proves to have the advertised skill set, Young will add a critical explosive element to a Lions offense that was actually pretty horizontal last year.
Total TDs - Cobb 4 or 5, Young 4 or 5
Total Rec - Cobb 20 or so, Young 55 or so
Return yards - Cobb a lot, Young Not so much
Receiving yards - Cobb 400 or so, Young 600 or so
... My guess is "production-wise" (however you define that) they probably balance out. As for importance to the team (which the Packers excelled in last season) -- getting Jordy off kickoffs and Tramon off punts, I'd have to say Cobb is more important."