Davante Adams RUMORS & NEWS

  • Who Is the Best WR in the NFL? Davante Adams vs. Cooper Kupp Face Off

    Bleacher Report "Davante Adams is finally where he belongs, and the move to the Las Vegas Raiders will help cement his legacy as an all-time wide receiver. The new setting should show that Adams isn't a byproduct of Aaron Rodgers' greatness and an offense that didn't feature a consistent..." June 16

  • Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams prove they are still friends

    Larry Brown Sports "Aaron Rodgers may have been disappointed when Davante Adams no longer wanted to be his teammate, but it does not appear there is any bad blood between the two superstars. Adams and Rodgers went golfing together on Saturday.  " June 12

  • Tyreek Hill Addresses Effort To Stay With Chiefs; Davante Adams Contract Changed Talks

    Pro Football Rumors "Davante Adams‘ desire to reunite with Derek Carr not only changed the Packers’ wide receiver situation; it directly impacted another Super Bowl contender’s aerial corps. Tyreek Hill went from negotiating a Chiefs extension in early March to..." June 11

  • Davante Adams confirms Packers offered him more money than Raiders

    Pro Football Talk "Just after reports emerged that receiver Davante Adams was being traded to the Raiders in March, several reports emerged from reporters on the Packers beat that Green Bay was willing to pay Adams just as much — if not more — than Las Vegas. But Adams..." June 09

  • Davante Adams reveals Aaron Rodgers reason for trade request to Raiders

    Clutch Points "It was a surprise to many after the Green Bay Packers traded away Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders. Especially since Aaron Rodgers made the decision to sign an extension with the franchise. However, Adams left the team and plays in Las Vegas now and reveals the..." June 09

  • Aaron Rodgers reveals conversations with Davante Adams before trade to Raiders

    Clutch Points "Green Bay Packers star Aaron Rodgers admitted he was “taken aback” when Davante Adams told him he wanted to leave, but the veteran QB understood where his former teammate was coming from. Adams was eventually traded to the Las Vegas Raiders, with the..." June 07

  • Hunter Renfrow points out the one trait that makes Davante Adams special

    Clutch Points "The Las Vegas Raiders instantly formed one of the best wide-receiver combinations in the NFL when they traded for Davante Adams. Pairing the two-time All-Pro with Hunter Renfrow, who established himself as a stud in the slot after Henry Ruggs III was removed from the team, will give..." June 03

  • Derek Carr and Davante Adams had been trying to get Adams to Raiders for five years

    Pro Football Talk "The brother of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr presumably knows a thing or two about the dynamics in Las Vegas. So when David Carr says something about the Raiders, it makes sense to listen. Appearing on Wednesday’s edition of The Rich Eisen Show, David Carr said..." June 02

  • Cousin of Raiders’ Davante Adams Killed In Shooting That Was Caught On Tape By Kids At Playground

    Total Pro Sports "Davante Adams’ cousin, Ralph Fields, Jr., was identified as the victim fatally shot on Tuesday night in East Palo Alto, California. “On Tuesday at 6:02 p.m., officers with the East Palo Alto Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter activation at Jack Farrell Park in..." May 19

  • Aaron Rodgers says Packers trading Davante Adams 'surprised' him

    ESPN "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he was "surprised" by the team trading former receiver Davante Adams this offseason, in his first public comments since signing a three-year, $150 million extension and the trade of his No. 1 wide..." April 29

  • Michael Irvin questions Tyreek Hill and Davante Adams' decisions to leave their star quarterbacks

    CBS Sports "We saw a couple of trends emerge this offseason when it comes to the wide receiver position. The top players are breaking records with the kind of contracts they are signing, and if you don't want to pay your star wideout, then another team will trade for him and hand over the money..." April 14

  • Derek Carr: Throwing to Davante Adams again is like riding a bike

    Pro Football Talk "The Raiders shook up the AFC West when they traded for receiver Davante Adams and gave him a lucrative contract. But that decision to bring in Adams also allowed the receiver to realize a long-establish dream with his college quarterback. Las Vegas..." April 13

  • How a left tackle trade in 2017 led to the stunning Tyreek Hill and Davante Adams deals

    ESPN "We can all see how moments on the field can impact the NFL for years to come. In 2018, the Rams went to a Super Bowl and failed to score a touchdown against the Patriots, which started an overhaul of their running game and eventually led to the decision to trade quarterback Jared..." April 06

  • Inside the Davante Adams trade, Baker Mayfield’s status, Saints’ maneuvering

    The Athletic "It’s been a busy few weeks with free agency and the NFL owners’ meetings, so it’s time to empty the notebook …   Davante Adams fallout The Packers knew immediately after the NFL Scouting Combine..." April 06

  • Packers GM: Replacing Davante Adams requires 'cumulative' team effort

    The Score "The Green Bay Packers are unlikely to pursue an established star to take Davante Adams' role at wide receiver, general manager Brian Gutekunst suggested Monday. "You never really replace a guy like Davante Adams," Gutekunst told reporters at the NFL..." March 28

  • Matt LaFleur breaks silence on Packers’ ‘tough’ decision to trade Davante Adams

    Clutch Points "After Aaron Rodgers agreed to stay, it seemed impossible that the Green Bay Packers would make any move with Davante Adams. Yet, they made a stunning move to trade him to the Las Vegas Raiders, depriving Rodgers of the receiver he connected with the best. Packers head..." March 27

  • Drew Rosenhaus on Tyreek Hill: Davante Adams deal flipped everything upside down

    NFL.com "The unprecedented player movement in 2022 can be viewed holistically as a game of dominoes, with one move leading to another, to another and another. Moves and countermoves. To underscore the point, look no further than the Davante Adams trade to Las Vegas, which came..." March 24

  • Derek Carr, Davante Adams pre-trade discussions most likely weren’t tampering

    Pro Football Talk "The comments made by Raiders receiver Davante Adams regarding his communications with Raiders quarterback Derek Carr before the trade that sent Adams to Las Vegas from Green Bay caused some to wonder whether Carr may have engaged in tampering. He..." March 24

  • Chiefs want the Davante Adams package for Tyreek Hill

    Pro Football Talk "The early word on the Tyreek Hill trade compensation is that the Chiefs want at least two first-round picks. A source with knowledge of Kansas City’s expectations say it’s not quite that much. Per the source, the Chiefs want a first-round pick and a..." March 23

  • Chargers CB J.C. Jackson on facing Davante Adams, Raiders: 'They better be ready for us'

    NFL.com "The AFC West's stockpiling of talent this offseason included receiver Davante Adams becoming a Las Vegas Raider and corner J.C. Jackson signing with the Los Angeles Chargers, setting up a battle between the newcomers. Asked Tuesday about the prospect..." March 23

  • 'A dream come true': Wide receiver Davante Adams thrilled to be with Derek Carr, Las Vegas Raiders

    ESPN "No, Davante Adams said, he and Derek Carr did not "scheme" to get him traded from the Green Bay Packers to the Las Vegas Raiders for a reunion of old Fresno State Bulldogs in Sin City. But the All-Pro receiver and the quarterback who..." March 23

  • Davante Adams says goodbye to Packers with tear-jerking message

    Clutch Points "It’s an end of an era for the Green Bay Packers. After eight years of playing for the green and gold, superstar wide receiver Davante Adams was traded to the Las Vegas Raiders, as per his request. This would mean that his legendary partnership with Aaron Rodgers has come to a..." March 20

  • Raiders open extension talks with QB Derek Carr after landing Davante Adams in trade

    CBS Sports "The Las Vegas Raiders appear ready to commit to Derek Carr for the foreseeable future.  According to a report from The Athletic's Vic Tafur, the Raiders have opened extension talks with their starting quarterback. After the..." March 19

  • 3 reasons Packers must sign Julio Jones after Davante Adams trade

    Clutch Points "After failing to agree to a long-term extension, the Green Bay Packers opted to part ways with star receiver Davante Adams in the offseason. They traded him to the Las Vegas Raiders in exchange for a first-round and a second-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. The..." March 19

  • LeRoy Butler Urging Packers To Trade For DK Metcalf After Davante Adams Move

    TMZ "Davante Adams out ... DK Metcalf in? Packers legend LeRoy Butler says if he were running the show in Green Bay, that's exactly the next move he'd make ... telling TMZ Sports he'd give up a first-rounder for DK after the team traded away..." March 19

  • Packers players recruiting Davante Adams replacements on Twitter

    Larry Brown Sports "It will not be easy to fill the Davante Adams-sized hole that the Green Bay Packers now have in their lineup. But some of their players are using grassroots efforts to at least try. Packers quarterback Kurt Benkert sent a tweet this week recruiting seven-time Pro Bowler Julio Jones to..." March 18

  • Why the Packers traded Davante Adams to the Raiders and what happens next in Green Bay

    The Athletic "The Packers and Raiders sent shockwaves through the NFL on Thursday night, agreeing to a deal that will send All-Pro wide receiver Davante Adams to the Raiders for Las Vegas’ first- and second-round picks (Nos. 22 and 53) in this year’s draft,..." March 18

  • Why Las Vegas could regret trading and signing Davante Adams long-term

    ESPN "Well, if you thought the beginning of the 2022 league year was going to quiet things down in the NFL, think again. Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield requesting a trade and the Eagles cutting defensive tackle Fletcher Cox would qualify for a big enough day on the NFL..." March 18

  • Why the Green Bay Packers made the right call with the Davante Adams trade

    Sportsnaut "The Green Bay Packers shocked everyone except Aaron Rodgers with the Davante Adams trade. Dealing away an All-Pro talent – arguably the best wide receiver in the NFL – is a massive gamble for a win-now team. It was also the right decision by general manager..." March 18

  • Derek Carr, Davante Adams Are Enough for Raiders to Push for Super Bowl

    Bleacher Report "The Las Vegas Raiders joined the AFC West battle of riches with a blockbuster trade that will reunite former Fresno State teammates Derek Carr and Davante Adams. Though we shouldn't get ahead of ourselves with playoff predictions after ESPN's Adam Schefter broke..." March 18

  • Davante Adams’ Agents Confirm He Turned Down More Money From the Packers

    Egotastic Sports "This NFL off-season has been full of surprises.  From Tom Brady's retirement then un-retirement to Russell Wilson becoming a Bronco.  It's been bananas. The latest surprise came on Thursday night when the Raiders landed Davante Adams in a trade with the..." March 18

  • Aaron Rodgers “was aware” of the Davante Adams developments “in recent days”

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers was quick to take to Twitter to quibble with details regarding his return to the Packers. He has been silent, so far, regarding the departure of his most important teammate, receiver Davante Adams. In the wake of the trade, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com..." March 18

  • 49ers' Deebo Samuel: NFC Getting 'Easier by the Day' After Davante Adams Trade

    Bleacher Report "San Francisco 49ers star Deebo Samuel is happy to see the last of Davante Adams in the NFC. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the Green Bay Packers are trading Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders. After news of the deal broke, Samuel alluded to how the Niners' path to the..." March 18

  • Grading the blockbuster Raiders-Packers Davante Adams trade

    Clutch Points "The Green Bay Packers and the Las Vegas Raiders were the latest NFL teams that shook the league to its core. In what has become possibly the craziest week in free agency in NFL history, another bomb was dropped. Thursday evening, the Packers agreed to trade All-Pro wide receiver..." March 18

  • 2 top wide receivers Packers must target in 2022 NFL Draft after trading Davante Adams

    Clutch Points "Following the blockbuster trade of superstar Davante Adams, the Green Bay Packers have major holes at receiver. The Packers dealt Adams, a five-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro, to the Las Vegas Raiders. Las Vegas forked over its first-round pick (No. 22 overall) and second-round selection..." March 18

  • Trade for Davante Adams means Raiders are all in with Derek Carr

    Pro Football Talk "By giving up a first- and second-round pick and a mammoth contract for receiver Davante Adams, the Raiders are making it clear that another member of the team will soon be making a lot more money, too. By acquiring Adams, the Raiders are sending a strong signal that they will be..." March 18

  • Raiders Sign Davante Adams to 5-Year, $141.3M Contract

    Bleacher Report "The Las Vegas Raiders acquired Davante Adams from the Green Bay Packers in exchange for two "prime" 2022 NFL draft picks, which includes a first-rounder, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. As part of the trade, Adams will sign a five-year, $141.25 million..." March 17

  • Raiders Acquire Davante Adams in Blockbuster Trade

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers no longer have to worry about getting receiver Davante Adams signed to a long-term deal. They do have to worry about replacing him. Green Bay is sending Adams to the Raiders, according to multiple reports. The Packers will receive two 2022 draft choices in..." March 17

  • Packers may need to change their way of doing business to get Davante Adams signed

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers rarely use the franchise tag. When they do, it becomes very difficult to turn the one-year guaranteed salary into a long-term deal. It’s difficult because the Packers don’t guarantee money beyond the first year of a veteran contract, for all players except the..." March 15

  • 4 potential Davante Adams sign-and-trade destinations this offseason

    Sportsnaut "Green Bay Packers star wide receiver Davante Adams had the franchise tag placed on him last week. For the Pro Bowler, it was not an ideal scenario. That’s been magnified recently with reports that Adams has informed the Packers he has no intention of playing under said..." March 14

  • Davante Adams Tells Packers He Won't Play on Franchise Tag amid Contract Talk

    Bleacher Report "The Green Bay Packers may have avoided catastrophe when Aaron Rodgers decided to return to the team for the 2022 season, but things could be coming to a head with wideout Davante Adams. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported Adams has informed the Packers he has no plans to play..." March 14

  • Packers' must reload (not rebuild) around Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams

    ESPN "The text had more exclamation points than words. In response to a message asking how happy he was on Tuesday afternoon, after Aaron Rodgers had announced his return to the Green Bay Packers and receiver Davante Adams had been retained on..." March 10

  • Packers' Franchise Tag WR Davante Adams

    Bleacher Report "The Green Bay Packers placed the franchise tag on wide receiver Davante Adams ahead of Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. That news comes after quarterback Aaron Rodgers announced, via Pat McAfee, he would return to the Packers...." March 08

  • With Aaron Rodgers returning, Packers now expected to use franchise tag on WR Davante Adams

    USA Today "Now that Aaron Rodgers has made a decision on his future, the Green Bay Packers can move along with the next big order of business: All-Pro receiver Davante Adams. With Rodgers back in the fold, the Packers are now expected to use the franchise tag on Adams, per Ian..." March 08

  • Blockbuster Proposal Flips Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams For Baker Mayfield Plus 5 Picks

    Heavy "Aaron Rodgers remains the Green Bay Packers quarterback, but that may not be his professional moniker for long. The two-time reigning NFL MVP has yet to inform his current team of any future intentions, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. However, Schefter also..." March 07

  • Davante Adams trade to the Las Vegas Raiders? How it might look

    Sportsnaut "Rumors came up late last week surrounding a potential Davante Adams sign-and-trade from the Green Bay Packers to the Las Vegas Raiders. One of the best receivers in the game, Adams will likely see Green Bay place the franchise tag on him ahead of Tuesday’s..." March 07

  • Davante Adams Buys $12 Million Vegas Mansion

    Heavy "In the coming weeks, Davante Adams is going to talk of the NFL. The superstar wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers is set to hit free agency and general manager Brian Gutekunst suggested that the team might not use the franchise tag on him. It’s still very possible..." March 04

  • Las Vegas Raiders reportedly could pull off Davante Adams sign-and-trade

    Sportsnaut "The Las Vegas Raiders will head into NFL free agency knowing Davante Adams is unlikely to hit the open market. Fortunately for quarterback Derek Carr and coach Josh McDaniels, there might still be a way to land the All-Pro receiver. Reuniting Adams and..." March 04

  • The Tricky Dynamics of The Davante Adams Situation

    CBS Sports "Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst referred to using a franchise tag on Davante Adams as a last resort last week when meeting with the local Green Bay media. The All-Pro wide receiver is exactly the type of player that typically gets franchised, although the last time the..." March 03

  • Raiders, Jaguars To Pursue Davante Adams If WR Hits Free Agent Market

    Pro Football Rumors "The Packers are preparing to use the franchise tag on Davante Adams, but that won’t stop other teams from expressing interest in the star receiver. According to Tony Pauline of ProFootballNetwork.com, if Adams doesn’t get tagged and hits the open market, the..." February 28