2. Re-sign Davante Adams
Not only should the Packers add more receiving talent in the offseason, they must also ensure their best pass catcher doesn’t leave the building. Davante Adams has emerged as the Packers’ top wideout this year, and it isn’t even close.
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As the other receivers struggled to find consistency with Brett Hundley in at quarterback, Adams proved he’s not just a product of his MVP passer. In 14 games, Adams has 885 yards and 10 touchdowns. He was on course for another strong day against the Panthers before he had to exit the game following a scary hit by Thomas Davis.
Aaron Rodgers had high praise for Adams prior to his second season in the league. He struggled that year in a big way. But Adams bounced back in 2016 and has looked even better this year. Few receivers have a better release off the line of scrimmage than Adams, and it’s made him incredibly tough to cover.
If re-signed, Adams will resume his role as the team’s premier receiver next season. If the Packers let him walk, they will need to find a No. 1 wideout from somewhere. That’s not easy to do. Of all of Green Bay’s pending free agents, Adams has to be the priority.