June 23, 2024

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SOURCES – Green Bay Packers trade in Davante Adams with the Las Vegas Raiders

SOURCES - Green Bay Packers trade in Davante Adams with the Las Vegas Raiders

The Green Bay Packers trade in the wide Pro Bowl receiver Davant Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders to pick two drafts in 2022, including the Raiders’ first-round pick (22nd overall), league sources told ESPN’s Adam Shifter Thursday night.

Sources told Shifter that the raiders are giving Adams a five-year contract.

A source told ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, the Packers were willing to match what the Raiders offered Adams in his new deal, but Adams preferred to play elsewhere. The Packers used the franchise tag on Adams earlier this month.

Earlier this week, quarterback Aaron Rodgers She signed an extension with the Packers, in a deal essentially three years and $150 million. Sources told Shifter that Rodgers was aware of developments with Adams as they unfolded in recent days.

Adams, who turned 29 in December, set the Packers one-season record for receptions (123) and receiving yards (1,553) last season. He became the sixth player in NFL history with over 120 catches, over 1,500 yards and over 11 catches in the same season.

He is the only player in NFL history with three seasons (2018, 2020-21) of 110 over catches, 1,350 yards receiving and 11+ TDs and one of only three players in league history with 650 receiving, 8000- In addition to receiving yardage and a 70+ TD in his first eight seasons in the NFL; Marvin Harrison and Larry Fitzgerald are others.

A Pro Bowl pick in each of the past five seasons and an All-Pro first team in the past two seasons, Adams has had 669 receptions for 8,121 yards and 73 touchdowns in eight seasons since he was selected by the Packers in the second round of the 2014 draft.

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