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Davante Adams believes he shouldn’t just be in the best-wide-receiver-in-the-NFL conversation. He believes he should start and end the conversation.
Adams, the Green Bay Packers’ three-time Pro Bowler, made his case once again on Thursday.
First, he made it on the field in a 34-17 victory at the San Francisco 49ers that pushed the Packers to 6-2 at the midway point of the season. Adams had 10 catches for 173 yards and his league-leading eighth touchdown reception.
Then, as humbly as possible, he made it with his postgame comments:
When asked if he’s the best wide receiver in the league, Adams said: “I think that’s fair to say. I think that’s not being conceited. That’s just being confident. I think, obviously, what I’ve done and what I’m going to continue to do is going to prove that to anybody who isn’t on board with that.”
Here’s the evidence from this season so far:
Adams is the first player to record three games of at least 10 catches and 150 yards in his team’s first eight games of a season, according to Elias Sports Bureau research.
He’s the second player in