Davante Adams loved playing football with Aaron Rodgers. But the former Packers receiver was tired of an apparent growing narrative that his success was largely due to catching passes from a four-time league MVP and future Hall of Fame quarterback.
Adams, by virtue of his success without Rodgers last season, feels that he has put that narrative to rest. He said he felt vindicated when he was named All-Pro for the third consecutive season, which kept alive his pursuit of Jerry Rice’s receiving record of five straight All-Pro nods from 1992-96.
“Now people can’t say that,” Adams says of the comments regarding his success being tied to Rodgers, via The Ringer. “That’ll never be the narrative ever again. … It proved that I am me. A quarterback doesn’t make me. … I make me. And I can do it consistently at this level.”
Adams, 30, is closing in on some significant career milestones that will beef up his future Hall of Fame chances. He’s less than 400 yards away from becoming the 53rd player with 10,000 career receiving yards….