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Davante Adams | Wide Receiver | #17

Team: Green Bay Packers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/24/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 215
College: Fresno State
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 2 (53) / GB
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Davante Adams believes his struggles this season have helped him become "mentally tough."
Adams struggled through a lingering ankle injury before a knee sprain knocked him out for good in the Wild Card Round. "Having two things that really stopped me from playing," Adams said, "I’ve never really had to deal with that before. But you learn to put up with it. You learn to stay mentally tough throughout that process, and I think that’s something that could help me (going forward)." The injuries did not help, but Adams has proven to be an inefficient receiver who struggles to gain separation and hold onto the ball. He is not a lock for a starting job or even a roster spot next season. Jan 26 - 12:43 PM

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The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel believes Davante Adams "will have to fight for a roster spot" in 2016.

His on-field flashes few and far between, Adams has been horrifically inefficient through two NFL seasons, managing a putrid 55 percent catch rate with just five touchdowns on 160 career targets. He averaged 9.7 yards per reception in 2015. Adams just turned 23, of course, and was the 53rd overall pick in the 2014 draft. We'd guess Adams stays on the roster in 2016, but his starting job should undoubtedly be placed up for grabs.
Jan 20 - 10:15 PM

Packers declared WR Davante Adams, QB Brett Hundley, CB Daniel Robertson, CB LaDarius Gunter, RB John Crockett, LB Andy Mulumba and G Josh Walker inactive for their Divisional Round game against the Cardinals.

Adams suffered a sprained MCL in the Wild Card win and did not see any practice time this week. Even if the Packers manage to advance, Adams would be questionable at best for the NFC Championship. Jared Abbrederis should play the majority of the snaps with Adams out.
Jan 16 - 6:52 PM

Davante Adams (knee) is out for Saturday's Divisional Round game against the Cardinals.

As expected. Adams didn't practice all week after suffering a sprained MCL in the third quarter of Sunday's win over Washington. At best, Adams will be questionable for next week's NFC Championship if the Packers make it there. His absence will open up more targets for James Jones and Jared Abbrederis.
Jan 15 - 1:50 PM

Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Davante Adams (knee) will not play if he is not able to practice.

Adams sprained his MCL in the Wild Card round. He did not practice Wednesday or Thursday, and it would be surprising if he is able to get in any work on Friday. With Adams almost certain to sit, Jared Abbrederis will serve as the No. 3 against the Cardinals.
Jan 14 - 11:54 AM

Davante Adams (knee) is not practicing Wednesday.

As expected. Adams suffered a sprained MCL in the Wild Card win over the Redskins. Typically a 2-4 week injury, Adams isn't expected to play Saturday against Arizona. With Adams out, Jared Abbrederis is the No. 3 receiver.
Jan 13 - 12:16 PM

Davante Adams was diagnosed with an MCL sprain and is unlikely to play in Saturday's Divisional Round game against the Cardinals.

Adams avoided a major knee injury, but even a sprain can linger for multiple weeks. He would be questionable for the NFC Championship even if the Packers manage to advance. Jared Abbrederis should have a big role against the Cardinals.
Source: ESPN
Jan 12 - 11:36 AM

ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky reports Davante Adams avoided a "major knee injury" Sunday against the Redskins.

Initial tests were positive, but the extent of the injury is still unclear. With the Packers on a short week, it is still unlikely Adams suits up against the Cardinals. Jared Abbrederis should have a bigger role in the Divisional Round.
Source: ESPN
Jan 11 - 9:14 AM

Davante Adams left Sunday's Wild Card game with a third-quarter knee injury.

Adams made a rare positive play on a late-second-quarter sluggo route where he beat Redskins rookie RCB Quinton Dunbar for 20 yards on third-and-long, going up high to reel in Aaron Rodgers' throw. One play later, Adams got wide open in the end zone and Rodgers hit him for a ten-yard touchdown. Adams suffered his right knee injury on a bubble screen that picked up nine yards in the third quarter. He left with a 4-48-1 receiving line on four targets. The Packers inserted Jared Abbrederis as their third receiver.
Jan 10 - 6:58 PM

Davante Adams caught 4-of-6 targets for 54 yards in Sunday night's Week 17 loss to the Vikings.

Adams had one of his better games, but remained the No. 4 option. It's the first time he's been over 50 yards since Week 10. Adams was a major disappointment in his second season, managing 483 yards, one touchdown, and missing three weeks to injury. He'll have a playable DFS matchup for next week's game with Washington.
Jan 4 - 12:37 AM

Davante Adams caught 3-of-6 targets for 42 yards in the Packers' Week 16 loss to the Cardinals.

News flash, Adams is still bad at football. His long catch of 38 yards down the left sideline pulled the Packers out of the shadow of their own goal posts, but Adams celebrated his second-longest catch of the season by spiking the ball and taking a delay of game penalty. Later, Adams was the target on 4th-and-goal, catching the ball at the one-yard line and getting stuffed for a turnover on downs. The least productive receiver in the NFL on a per-route basis, Adams has been unusable in fantasy for weeks. Things won't be any different next week vs. Minnesota.
Sun, Dec 27, 2015 08:20:00 PM

Davante Adams caught 5-of-8 targets for 32 yards in the Packers' Week 15 win over the Raiders.

Adams continues to do very little with quite a bit. His eight targets were second on the team to James Jones' nine. Adams' longest gain went for eight yards. He won't be a recommended start next week against Arizona.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 08:57:00 PM

Davante Adams (foot) has been upgraded to probable for Week 15.

It confirms Adams will play after a limited week of practice. Averaging just five targets the last two games, Adams isn't more than a WR4.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 03:34:00 PM

Davante Adams (foot) is questionable for Week 15 against the Raiders.

He remained limited at Friday's practice. Adams saw just three targets against Dallas last week and won't be anything more than a WR4/5 if he plays on Sunday.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 04:02:00 PM

Davante Adams was added to the Packers' injury report with a foot issue on Thursday, getting in a limited session.

Mid-week additions to the injury report are never good news, but perhaps the Pack are just managing Adams' reps. Adams had his snaps cut in Week 14, and won't be a viable WR4 even if he does suit up against the Raiders. Jared Abbrederis should continue to get more run.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 05:44:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Aaron Rodgers
2Brett Hundley
3Ryan Williams
RB1Eddie Lacy
2John Crockett
GLB1Eddie Lacy
2John Crockett
3RB1Eddie Lacy
2John Crockett
FB1John Kuhn
2Aaron Ripkowski
WR11Jordy Nelson
2Jeff Janis
3Ty Montgomery
4Jamel Johnson
WR21Randall Cobb
2Davante Adams
3Jared Abbrederis
4Ed Williams
WR31Davante Adams
TE1Richard Rodgers
2Justin Perillo
3Kennard Backman
4Mitchell Henry
LT1David Bakhtiari
LG1Josh Sitton
2Lane Taylor
3Matt Rotheram
C1Corey Linsley
2J.C. Tretter
RG1T.J. Lang
2Josh Walker
RT1Bryan Bulaga
2Jeremy Vujnovich