Aaron Rodgers: We’ve found a way to win without Davante Adams in the past

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The Packers placed wide receiver Davante Adams on the COVID-19 reserve list on Monday, which puts them on track to play without quarterback Aaron Rodgers‘ top target against the Cardinals on Thursday.

Rodgers held his weekly press conference on Tuesday and said there was a “shock factor” when he heard the news about Adams. He said he was hopeful that the test would turn out to be a false positive because of what Adams means to the offense.

While Adams’ absence will cause alterations to the game plan, Rodgers said that the team has “dealt with” playing without Adams in the last two years. They’ve gone 6-0 in those games, which Rodgers said has been due to other players stepping up in his absence.

“I don’t know. We’re not a better team without him, that’s for sure. Look at each of those games, we just found a way,” Rodgers said.

Rodgers said that Adams is feeling OK health-wise and disappointed that he has to miss time. Rodgers also said that he doesn’t feel concerned for himself because of the time he spent with Adams ahead of the positive test.

9 responses to “Aaron Rodgers: We’ve found a way to win without Davante Adams in the past

  1. Keep dreaming Mr. Man Bun. COVID, a barrel full of injuries to key players, on the road in three days all leads to a loss against an undefeated team.

    One positive is he will need to look for other receivers. Adams is nearly uncoverable as several teams have found out but he isn’t going to be around.

  2. If Aaron Rodgers leads Green Bay to a super bowl win this season…what happens next? Brian Gutekunst would have no choice but to offer Rodgers whatever he wants to finish his career in Green Bay and trade Jordan Love to the highest bidder.

  3. yes of course Mr.Rodgers – the one SB winner in 17 years!! We know the refs help you win all your regular season games.

  4. When the Packers lose in the first round in the playoffs, what will Rodger’s excuse be then?

  5. harpdressedfan17 says:
    October 26, 2021 at 2:43 pm
    If Aaron Rodgers leads Green Bay to a super bowl win this season…what happens next? Brian Gutekunst would have no choice but to offer Rodgers whatever he wants to finish his career in Green Bay and trade Jordan Love to the highest bidder.

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    ‘If’ and that’s a big ‘IF.’ Let’s all wait till the season is done and see what happens. On second thoughts, judging by his previous discount double-chokes, the fans may not have to wait that long.

  6. “If Aaron Rodgers leads Green Bay to a super bowl win this season…what happens next? Brian Gutekunst would have no choice but to offer Rodgers whatever he wants to finish his career in Green Bay and trade Jordan Love to the highest bidder.”
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    Please go to any of the websites that calculate the NFL salary cap and try to put together a chart where what you propose could happen. That,plus signing Devante Adams to the largest contract for a WR in NFL history. I can’t make it work, maybe you can.
    What I think is the most likely path is Rodgers gets traded, cutting the cap hit from $45 million to $17 million and the Packers move on.
    If Rodgers stays, Adams moves on and other veterans are cut so they can squeeze under the cap.

  7. Are they bringing the hometown refs to AZ. Rodgers is really going to miss those guys next year.

  8. Yeah, Ewwin – it is called cheating. When you try to game the snap count so you can get free plays and free yards to pat your rather tepid career, you have to do something. And just remember, Washington has three QB’s who have each won one Snoopy Bowl. Winning one doesn’t mean HOF anything.

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