Aaron Rodgers Says He Thought Davante Adams Would Be Part Of The Packers’ Future When He Re-Signed

Aaron Rodgers Finally Comments On The Davante Adams Trade

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  • After months of speculation, Aaron Rodgers ultimately decided to return to the Green Bay Packers.
  • Just days after he made it official, the Packers traded away Davante Adams.
  • Rodgers commented on the trade for the first time on The Pat McAfee Show.

Just days after two-time defending MVP Aaron Rodgers announced he would be returning to the Green Bay Packers on a new deal, the organization shipped Rodgers’ top pass-catching target Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders.

Speaking about the trade publically for the first time, the 38-year-old signal-caller said that he thought Adams would be returning to the team when he signed his new three-year deal with the iconic NFC North club. Rodgers also said that the departure of Adams — who some consider to be the best wide receiver in the National Football League — leaves a big hole to fill.

During the 2021 season, Adams’ last in Green Bay, the Fresno State University product caught 123 passes for 1,553 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Aaron Rodgers tells Pat McAfee he thought Davante Adams was going to “come back” when he re-signed

“Obviously, when I made my decision I was still thinking he was going to come back,” Rodgers said during a recent appearance on The Pat McAfee Show. “I was very honest with him about my plans and my future and where I saw my career going, as far as how many years I want to play. But I felt like he was going to be back. Didn’t obviously turn out that way, but I have so much love for ‘Tae and appreciate the time we spent together and definitely wish him the best AND Derek [Carr] in Vegas. But that’s a big hole to fill, for sure.”

In return for Adams — who has 669 catches for 8,121 yards and 73 touchdowns during his eight seasons in the NFL — the Packers received a first-round and second-round draft pick in the 2022 NFL Draft from the Raiders.

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