Davante Adams and the Las Vegas Raiders have struggled greatly to start the season, with their sole win coming from the 0-3 Denver Broncos. As a result, superstar receiver Adams is quickly becoming unhappy with their current situation. While he’s having a terrific start to his season, the rest of the team can’t say the same. This has led many to believe that he could be on the move.
NFL Insider Lists Potential Trade Destinations for the All-Pro Adams
Matt Lombardo of FanBuzz recently released an article in which he listed six teams that could be in the running for an Adams trade. Those teams are the Dallas Cowboys, Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, and the Green Bay Packers.
While a few of these teams make sense, others don’t make much sense at all. In the case of the Cowboys, Bengals, and 49ers, this would be an “all-in” move. Even then, all three have solid receiving cores. The only team that would really need the improvement is the 49ers, who are already facing money struggles. Adding another superstar player to the team is very unlikely with their current cap space. As for the Cowboys and the Bengals, it’s clear they have no issues on the receiving front. Would it be helpful to have a superstar receiver like Adams? Sure, but both teams already have one.
The other three teams, however, could make a lot of sense. The Browns do have Amari Cooper, but that’s about it. With Deshawn Watson playing fairly well, adding Adams could certainly boost their playoff chances. The Lions would be a very scary team if they picked up a player like Adams. Pairing him with Amon-Ra St. Brown in an already elite passing offense would be a recipe for success. That could instantly make the Lions legitimate contenders.
The last team listed was an interesting one, as it would be a homecoming for Adams. Going back to the Packers could make a lot of sense. Green Bay doesn’t have a proven WR1, and Love could use a superstar to throw to. Out of all of the teams listed, the Packers would by far benefit the most from a trade for Adams.