Packers rookie WR Romeo Doubs making ‘wow’ performs each single day in camp

The Inexperienced Bay Packers are getting large performs from a rookie receiver throughout coaching camp, simply not the one they anticipated.

Second-round choose Christian Watson has been sidelined after knee surgical procedure earlier this summer season. As a substitute, fourth-round choose Romeo Doubs has hit the bottom operating, making splash performs which have even reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers gushing.

“Each single day … there’s been not less than one sort of ‘wow’ play for him,” Rodgers stated Wednesday, through the Related Press. “And that is sort of uncommon for a younger man like that.”

With the Packers buying and selling Davante Adams to Las Vegas and Marquez Valdes-Scantling signing in Kansas Metropolis, it is a wide-open battle for receiver reps in Inexperienced Bay.

Listening to Rodgers’ reward of the rookie is a superb begin to camp, however Doubs is aware of he should proceed to stack large days.

“I really feel like my camp goes actually good,” Doubs stated. “However only for myself, I proceed to inform myself simply deal with what’s subsequent all through the day. I simply make sure that I attempt to not get too excessive or low with myself.”

The 6-foot-2 Nevada product combines good pace and measurement and has proven the power to beat defenders with the ball within the air through the early levels of camp. Gaining Rodgers’ belief is an effective first step within the rookie profitable a big position out of the gate.

“I’ve to set myself at a regular to verify Aaron has sufficient belief in me no matter me being a rookie,” Doubs stated.

As for Watson, the second-rounder would not have a goal date for his return however has been selecting the brains of Rodgers and veteran receivers Randall Cobb and Allen Lazard to get psychological reps on the offense.

“It is positively irritating, however I’ve tried to not let that have an effect on me an excessive amount of,” Watson stated. “There’s nonetheless issues I can do to get higher and nonetheless be part of every little thing, taking psychological reps and nonetheless being within the playbook. So I attempt to take a look at positives and sort of keep away from the negatives.”

If Watson can return quickly and make up for misplaced time, and Doubs continues to shine, the Packers could have the makings of an intriguing younger duo to develop as they try and win their fourth straight NFC North title.