What a strange sight it will be to see Davante Adams catching passes from his college teammate at Fresno State, Derek Carr, as compared to the back-to-back MVP, Aaron Rodgers. Green Bay didn't feel Adams was worthy of being paid as the top wide receiver in the league and that is a decision they may regret for years to come.
The nine-year pro has struggled some with his durability of late, having missed an average of two games per season over the last five, but when he's healthy, Adams has been nearly unstoppable.
Having averaged nearly eight catches for 93 yards for the last four seasons, it seems that Adams' numbers in Las Vegas can't go much higher. After all, the Raiders boast better receiving weapons than the Packers - Darren Waller and Hunter Renfrow both have turned in 100+ catch seasons since 2020. On the other hand, the Raiders having other dynamic receiving weapons means that Adams will generally see more single coverage than he did in Green Bay.
If he stays healthy, 100+ catches, 1,300+ yards, and double-digit touchdown catches (similar to his 2018 and 2020 seasons in Green Bay) seems like a healthy floor for the receiver, who should remain a WR1 in fantasy leagues.
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Davante Adams Fantasy football ADP and ranking (via SportsLine's projection model)
No. 46.83 ADP
No. 6 WR (non-PPR)
No. 3 WR (PPR)
Davante Adams Fantasy football projections (via SportsLine's projection model)
162 targets, 118 receptions, 1,497 receiving yards, 8 TDs
187 Fantasy points (non-PPR); 313.6 (PPR)
Davante Adams Caesars Sportsbook Odds
Most Regular Season Receiving Yards: +1100
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