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Davante Adams Expected To Stay With Raiders

Given all the trade talk surrounding Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams this offseason, his agents, Kenny Chapman and Frank Bauer released a statement on Tuesday, saying: "This is baseless, unfounded speculation and Davante is expected to be with the Raiders as there has been absolutely no trade talk - period." Adams reiterated earlier this offseason that he fully plans to play the 2024 campaign with the Raiders, which will be his third with the organization. Despite the Raiders moving on quickly from Jimmy Garoppolo in 2023, the 31-year-old Adams had a fourth straight 100-catch season, in addition to 1,144 receiving yards and eight touchdowns. However, his yardage and TD total were his lowest marks since 2019. The QB situation isn't much better in 2024 with Aidan O'Connell and Gardner Minshew, making Adams more of a low-end WR1 in fantasy than a high-end WR1.

Jul 16, 2024 4:15 PM EST


Davante Adams Trade Rumors Resurfacing

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams remains with the organization. However, as has been the norm over the last few seasons, trade rumors are starting to surface. While many teams would love to acquire Adams' talents, it appears the Jets are a team to watch, especially after Aaron Rodgers stated he couldn't wait to play with his longtime wideout "again." Rodgers isn't alone in his desire to see Adams in New York. Speaking at his youth football camp, Garrett Wilson embraced the idea. "I see that. I'm excited. I'm with all of it," said Wilson. "Anyone we can get into the facility to help this team win games, I'm with it, and he's one of those." Adams is adamant he wants to stay in Vegas. But a reunion between Rodgers and Adams could do wonders for their fantasy potential, so managers will continue to monitor the situation closely.

Jul 12, 2024 8:05 PM EST



Davante Adams Believes Aidan O'Connell Is The Starter

When asked who the Las Vegas Raiders' starting quarterback is heading into training camp at the end of July, wide receiver Davante Adams thinks it's Aidan O'Connell over newcomer Gardner Minshew. "I want whoever is going to look the best when it's live bullets... I think right now if I had to say, I think Aidan has the job," Adams said. O'Connell has the experience running the offense from 2023, but given the two-year, $25 million investment in Minshew this offseason, it wouldn't be a surprise if Minshew takes the job from O'Connell in camp and the preseason. Both signal-callers didn't look great during OTAs and minicamp, and O'Connell was up and down in 10 starts in 2023 in his rookie season. Whoever wins the Raiders job under center to open the 2024 campaign will be a low-end QB2 option for fantasy managers in superflex formats.

Jul 11, 2024 2:17 PM EST


2025 Could Be Inflection Point For Raiders, Davante Adams

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams is under contract through 2026 and said he plans to remain with the team, but the Raiders are going to have a decision to make next offseason. Adams' 2025 salary cap hit of $44.1 million is untenable and needs to be reworked via a contract restructure or extension to provide the team with cap relief. But if things take a turn for the worst between Adams and the Raiders in 2024, they would be able to free up $28.4 million in cap space by trading him next offseason. The 31-year-old pass-catcher still managed his fourth straight 1,000-yard season in 17 starts in 2023 despite the Raiders dumping both quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and head coach Josh McDaniels. However, last year also marked the first time since 2019 that Adams didn't score double-digit touchdowns. Adams is no longer a staple as a high-end WR1 in fantasy with the Raiders dealing with more question marks at QB between Aidan O'Connell and Gardner Minshew.

Jul 5, 2024 6:54 PM EST


Davante Adams Plans To Remain In Vegas

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams, while speaking at his youth football camp, made it known he plans to remain with the team. Things were chaotic for Las Vegas last season, with Adams expressing his unhappiness with his role in the offense. Not only that, the franchise fired head coach Josh McDaniels in October, resulting in Antonio Pierce taking over. But now that Pierce no longer has an interim tag attached to his name; there's optimism things will go much more smoothly this season. The 31-year-old is coming off a rough season, amassing 1,144 yards and eight touchdowns off 103 catches. Yet, it appears Adams is the happiest he's been in a while, meaning he could easily turn things around during the 2024-25 campaign and return to being an elite fantasy wideout, assuming the team gets stable play at the quarterback spot.

Apr 14, 2024 10:45 PM EST



Raiders Say Davante Adams Isn't Going Anywhere

New Las Vegas Raiders general manager Tom Telesco emphasized on Tuesday that wide receiver Davante Adams isn't going anywhere despite trade rumors. "He's a Raider," Telesco said. Adams is guaranteed a full $16.89 million base salary in 2024 and has three years left on his current deal. Adams broke a streak of six straight Pro Bowl appearances in 2023, although he still managed to catch over 100 passes (103) for the fourth straight year while gaining 1,144 yards and eight touchdowns in 17 games. The 31-year-old could become more inconsistent as the Raiders look for an upgrade at quarterback through the draft, but it's hard to debate his WR1 worth in fantasy after posting four straight 1,000-yard seasons while finding the end zone 51 times since 2020.

Feb 27, 2024 2:13 PM EST


Davante Adams Scores In Week 18 Win

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams led the team in targets again in Week 18 against the Denver Broncos. Despite being guarded by Patrick Surtain II, Adams earned a team-high eight targets in the Raiders Week 18 win. In this contest, Adam brought in five of his eight targets for 46 yards and a touchdown. The veteran wide receiver had a pedestrian outing compared to his massive performance in Week 17, but he salvaged his day with a score. Adams' fantasy production was less consistent than in seasons past, but he proved to still be an elite producer at the wide receiver position. It remains to be seen who will be throwing Adams passes next season, but he will be able to produce regardless of who is under center.

Jan 7, 2024 7:29 PM EST


Davante Adams With A Tough Matchup In Week 18

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had a tremendous performance in Week 17 against the Indianapolis Colts. Adams caught 13 passes for 126 yards and two touchdowns on 21 targets on the road against Indianapolis. Despite middling quarterback play all season, Adams had good performances based on incredible volume. The Raiders face the Denver Broncos for the regular season finale in Week 18. The Broncos have a decent secondary, headlined by their star corner, Patrick Surtain II. Adams will likely face Surtain for most of this contest, so fantasy managers playing in Week 18 should temper expectations. That said, Adams sees a colossal target share every week, so the opportunity for a big performance is always on the table. Fantasy managers know Adams is a must-start every week.

Jan 7, 2024 2:45 AM EST


Davante Adams Scores Twice In Loss

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams led the team in receptions and receiving yards in the loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Adams brought in 13 catches on 21 targets for 126 yards and two touchdowns. Despite the strong performance from Adams, the Raiders lost the game and dropped to 7-9 on the season. The Raiders take on the Denver Broncos in Week 18. Adams will likely be covered by star corner Patrick Surtain II in that contest. Despite the tough matchup, Adams is a must-start every week because of his massive role in the Las Vegas offense. Fantasy managers should feel confident about starting Adams after this strong performance.

Dec 31, 2023 4:12 PM EST


Davante Adams With Another Tough Matchup

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had an abysmal game in Week 16 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Adams finished the game with one reception for four yards on six targets. Despite the poor performance, the Raiders still won the game due to two defensive touchdowns. The Raiders take on the Indianapolis Colts in Week 17. The Colts allow the seventh-fewest fantasy points and 10th-fewest receiving yards per game to wide receivers. The majority of damage against the Colts comes on the ground, so the Raiders starting running back this week could be in for a big game. Despite the absence of rookie tight end Michael Mayer this week, Adams will likely see around the same target share as every other game this season. Fantasy managers who made it to the championship with Adams on their team may be in for another pedestrian performance in Week 17.

Dec 30, 2023 2:41 AM EST


Davante Adams With A Tough Matchup In Week 16

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had eight catches on 12 targets for 101 yards and a touchdown in the Week 15 beatdown of the Los Angeles Chargers. Adams saw double-digit targets for the seventh time this season. Adams was on the injury report heading into last week's matchup, but the star receiver is healthy this week. Adams will face off against Chiefs shadow corner L'Jarius Sneed on Monday. The last time the two matched up, Adams finished the game with five catches for 73 yards. Despite the tough matchup, the Raiders offense looked unstoppable against the Chargers last week, so Adams is still a must-start. Raiders rookie quarterback Aidan O'Connell trusts Adams and will likely force-feed him again this week. It should also be noted that Adams is only 32 receiving yards away from another 1,000-yard season, so he's probably a lock for at least 33 yards. Fantasy managers should trust Adams this week in the fantasy playoffs.

Dec 24, 2023 12:09 AM EST


Davante Adams Scores In Raiders Rout

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had eight receptions for 101 yards and a touchdown on 12 targets in the Week 15 blowout against the Los Angeles Chargers. Adams was easily the top target for the Raiders, but everyone got involved in the 63-point scoring night. The Raiders star receiver caught his touchdown on a pass thrown from fellow receiver Jakobi Meyers. The Raiders offense was clicking on all cylinders, and Adams was able to produce despite being questionable coming into the contest. The Raiders take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 16. Adams will likely draw the coverage of shadow corner L'Jarius Sneed, but the explosiveness of the Raiders offense on Thursday night should give fantasy managers optimism for this matchup. Adams proved he is still a superstar receiver, and fantasy managers should continue to start him every week regardless of the matchup.

Dec 15, 2023 6:06 AM EST


Davante Adams Officially Active Thursday Night

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams (illness) is officially active on Thursday night and will face the division-rival Los Angeles Chargers. Adams was under the weather on Wednesday and was listed as questionable to play coming into this one. He may not be feeling 100 percent, but he'll give it a go and should remain locked into all starting fantasy lineups. The Raiders won't be as strong on offense without primary starting running back Josh Jacobs (quadriceps) on Thursday, but that could mean that they look to get Adams more touches against a porous Chargers defense. Adams had eight catches on 13 targets for 75 yards in the first meeting against the Bolts in Week 4. The 30-year-old makes for a strong WR2 in fantasy lineups this week.

Dec 14, 2023 7:01 PM EST


Davante Adams Expected To Play Against Chargers

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams (illness) did not practice with the team on Wednesday due to an illness and was officially listed as questionable to play on Thursday night against the division-rival Los Angeles Chargers, but he is expected to suit up and play in Week 15. Adams may not be feeling 100 percent for this one, but fantasy managers shouldn't be putting him on their bench in the first round of the playoffs with everything on the line. The 30-year-old hasn't been an elite WR1 for fantasy managers in 2023 given the Raiders' struggles at quarterback, but he's still a pretty safe floor WR2 and could see more targets come his way on Thursday in a great matchup with running back Josh Jacobs (quadriceps) looking unlikely to play. In the first matchup against LA in Week 4, Adams had eight catches on 13 targets for 75 yards.

Dec 14, 2023 12:08 PM EST


Davante Adams Listed As Questionable For Week 15

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had seven catches on 10 targets for 53 yards in Week 14 against the Minnesota Vikings. Adams saw double-digit targets for the sixth time this season. Despite making it out of the game unscathed, Adams has been on the injury report all week with an illness. The Raiders star receiver did not participate in Wednesday's practice and is officially listed as questionable for Thursday night. The Raiders take on the Los Angeles Chargers this week. The Chargers secondary is exploitable and Adams should have a decent performance if he can play. Fantasy managers should keep an eye on any updates for Adams and plan in case he misses the game.

Dec 14, 2023 2:40 AM EST


Davante Adams Questionable Versus The Chargers

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams (illness) is questionable ahead of Thursday's AFC West meeting with the Los Angeles Chargers. The veteran is battling an illness, which recently kept him out of Wednesday's practice session. Fortunately for fantasy managers, there's still a chance he could be out there. But with the Raiders unlikely to enter the postseason picture, there's also a chance he won't. To make matters worse, Vegas may also be without Josh Jacobs (quadriceps), who hasn't practiced all week. Nonetheless, Jakobi Meyers and Hunter Renfrow would likely get more involved if Adams isn't available. However, neither man is expected to make an impact for fantasy managers, especially since the Raiders offense is a mess.

Dec 13, 2023 6:12 PM EST


Davante Adams Draws 10 Targets In Week 14 Loss

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had seven receptions for 53 yards on 10 targets in the Week 14 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Adams was heavily involved again as he led the team in targets and receiving yards. Rookie quarterback Aidan O'Connell continued to look for Adams, but both offenses struggled to get going in this contest. The Raiders star wide receiver will take on the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 15. Despite scoring only one touchdown in his last 10 games, Adams has been a serviceable asset for fantasy managers and should be a strong start against the Chargers next week.

Dec 10, 2023 7:21 PM EST


Davante Adams May Boom In Matchup

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had five catches on seven targets for 73 yards in Week 12 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Adams saw double-digit targets the two weeks before but faced a tough matchup against Chiefs shadow corner L'Jarius Sneed. The Raiders take on the Minnesota Vikings this week. The Vikings rank 23rd in fantasy points allowed to wide receivers this season. The Raiders may lean on Adams in this matchup after their bye week. With rookie quarterback Aidan O'Connell looking for Adams often, fantasy managers can again start him as a WR1.

Dec 10, 2023 12:08 AM EST


Davante Adams Draws Seven Targets In Loss

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had five receptions for 73 yards on seven targets in the Week 12 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Adams was heavily involved again as he led the team in targets but trailed Jakobi Meyers in receiving yards. Rookie quarterback Aidan O'Connell continued to look for Adams, but star corner L'Jarius Sneed defended him in this contest. The Raiders star wide receiver has a Week 13 bye but will take on the Minnesota Vikings in Week 14. Despite not scoring a touchdown, Adams had a serviceable game, and fantasy managers will miss him next week.

Nov 26, 2023 7:41 PM EST


Davante Adams May Struggle With Tough Matchup

Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams had seven catches on 13 targets for 82 yards and a touchdown last week against the Miami Dolphins. Adams saw double-digit targets for the second week in a row, with Aidan O'Connell behind center. The Raiders take on the Kansas City Chiefs this week. The Chiefs have allowed the fifth-fewest fantasy points to wide receivers this season, and Adams is likely to be shadowed by L'Jarius Sneed. Sneed has been one of the best shadow corners this year, so Adams will have his hands full on Sunday. Despite the tough matchup, Aidan O'Connell looks for Adams often, and fantasy managers can once again start him as a WR1.

Nov 26, 2023 12:39 AM EST