Report: Davante Adams ‘Expected’ to Sign ‘Massive’ Contract; ‘a Priority’ for Packers
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Signing Pro Bowl wide receiver Davante
Adams to a contract extension is reportedly a “priority” for the
Green Bay Packers ahead of the 2021 NFL season.
ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reported Thursday
on SportsCenter that Adams, who’s entering the final season of a
four-year, $58 million contract, is expected to get a “massive” new deal:
“Davante Adams and the Packers are
expected to try to come to an agreement on a massive contract
extension. He will likely be the highest-paid receiver in the league
at some point. Most evaluators I talk to believe he is the very best
at that position right now. So, he’s a priority for the Packers,
whether Aaron Rodgers is the quarterback or Jordan Love. The problem
is Rodgers’ contract has been an albatross for that team, it’s
hindered them from doing some other contracts and things they want to
do with the team-building standpoint. So, they’ve got to shake that
out first. They’re willing to give Rodgers probably whatever he wants
This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
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