By Zach Kruse
Green Bay Packers receivers Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison were both in pads and participating in some capacity at practice Friday afternoon.
The pair both missed last Sunday’s loss to the Detroit Lions. Cobb is dealing with a lingering hamstring injury and has missed the last two games, while Allison suffered a concussion during the Packers’ win over the Buffalo Bills and also has a hamstring issue.
Allison cleared the concussion protocol to start the week, leaving only the hamstring hurdle to clear.
Coach Mike McCarthy said Cobb and Allison would be part of the rehab group Friday, but both players were present and available to start the practice, suggesting they could be closing in on a return this week.
Davante Adams, who was included on the injury report last week with a calf injury, is no longer listed, meaning the Packers could have all three starting receivers on the field against the San Francisco 49ers Monday night.
Last week, the Packers leaned on rookies Marquez Valdes-Scantling and Equanimeous St. Brown to fill in behind Adams at receiver. The two combined to catch 10 passes for 157 yards and one...