This is getting pretty fun.
Shortly after Las Vegas Raiders’ quarterback Derek Carr said he would put the “full-court press” on former Fresno State teammate Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams, in free agency, Adams was asked about the comments by the Bay Area News Group.
Adams is entering the final year of his contract and there is growing speculation he may want to leave Green Bay, especially if quarterback Aaron Rodgers is traded. Of course, the Packers and Adams have plenty of time to get an extension done and the Packers can always franchise tag him.
When answering the question, Adams was clearly aware of the big picture of his situation.
“Well, I mean, I’m a Packer, so I can’t really get too far ahead on that,“ Adams said. “When the season ends and if nothing’s figured out, then maybe we’ll have something to talk about. But those are cautious waters, so I can’t really dabble in that now.”
It’s interesting that Adams did indicate reuniting with Carr, with whom he entered the NFL in 2014, could be a topic if nothing is figured out with the Packers.
To refresh, this is what Carr recently said about becoming teammates with Adams again:
“I’ve learned in this business, you never shut the door on anything,” Carr told Fresno TV station ABC30. “I know that he’s obviously the best receiver — everyone said one of the best, he’s the best receiver in the NFL. The guy is unbelievable. He’s been one of my best friends since we were in college together. I love the guy ... I would always welcome to play with him again.
“I think it would unlock some things in both of us that people haven’t seen yet. I’m always open to that and I will be recruiting very hard. When that time comes, it will be a full-court press.”
We have an entire season to get through before this possibility is broached, but clearly, this storyline isn’t going away.
In the meantime, here’s a reminder of what it looked like when Carr and Adams were on the field together at Fresno State.