The Las Vegas Raiders have taken care of this year’s Free Agency for the biggest deal so far, but with a blockbuster trade, which sends Davante Adams into the city of sin.

The Las Vegas Raiders have strengthened massively on Thursday. She agreed with the Green Bay Packers on a trade for Wide Receiver Davante Adams. In return, the packers receive a round-round chip and a two-round chip in this year’s draft.

Adams, who had recently declared not to play under the franchise day for the packers, was then promptly fulfilled a desire of the Raiders: they made him the highest-paid wide receiver of the league with a contract extension. Adams receives a contract over five years and $ 141.25 million, which corresponds to an average salary of $ 28.25 million a year. This is the highest average salary ever for a wide receiver in the history of the NFL.

Adams was a two-round spick of the packers in the draft 2014 and successively developed themselves to the best Wide receiver in the NFL.

In Vegas Adams had recently bought a house – his neighbor: Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. Both played together on the college of Fresno State and are now in the NFL together in the field.

Davante Adams: Aaron Rodgers knew of departure

Adams’ previous quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who signed his new record contract ($ 50 million a year) only a few days ago, should meanwhile, in the negotiations with the packers, that it would lead to separation with his favorite receiver. This reports Ian Rapoport from NFL Network, so that no negative response is to be expected from the eccentric QB towards the franchise.

In his previous eight years in the NFL, Adams brought to 669 receptions for 8121 yards and 73 touchdowns in 116.

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Davante Adams: His last five seasons for the packers

Season Games Receptions RECEIVING YARDS Touchdown
2017 14 74 885 10
2018 15 111 1386 13
2019 12 83 997 5
2020 14 115 1374 18

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