Eight reasons why the Packers will win the Super Bowl in 2018

SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 04: quarterback Aaron Rodgers
SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 04: quarterback Aaron Rodgers /
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams
CHARLOTTE, NC – DECEMBER 17: Davante Adams /

2. Davante Adams will hit 1,200 yards

Davante Adams is quickly becoming one of the best wide receivers in the league. After a difficult 2015, he’s bounced back with two excellent seasons, posting a combined 22 touchdowns in that time.

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This year, as the Packers’ clear number one receiver and working with a healthy Aaron Rodgers, Adams is set for a big season in Green Bay. The last time Rodgers played all 16 games, Adams finished with 997 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns. That was as the number two receiver behind Jordy Nelson, who posted an impressive 1,257 yards and 14 touchdowns of his own.

Not only has Adams now put together back-to-back strong seasons, but he continued to produce at a high level even when Rodgers got hurt. Adams was the only receiver on the team to maintain this consistency without Rodgers.

As I wrote last month, I predict Adams will easily pass the 1,000-yard mark for the first time in his career, and will go on to hit 1,200 yards, with double-digit touchdowns for the third straight season.

Adams deserves to be the Packers’ number one receiver, and now he’ll receive an increase in targets from Rodgers. Adams has become No. 12’s go-to receiver, and they will be tough to stop this season.