Packers WR Davante Adams approaching Charles Woodson status for Aaron Rodgers
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers recently raved about wide receiver Davante Adams after his monster performance in their Week 16 tilt against the Tennessee Titans. The two-time NFL MVP then compared Adams to a former Packers player in cornerback Charles Woodson whom he regarded as ‘the best player that I played with’, via Washington Post‘s Mark Maske.
Aaron Rodgers in his postgame video presser on Davante Adams: "I’ve said for so long that Charles [Woodson] was the best player that I played with…. It’s probably time to start putting Davante in that conversation because he is that type of player. He’s a special player.”
— MarkMaske (@MarkMaske) December 28, 2020
Woodson played for the Wisconsin-based franchise from 2006 to 2012 where he snagged four-straight trips to the Pro Bowl, named to be the 2009 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, and snagged a Super Bowl XLV title.
Despite playing on the opposite ends of the floor, Woodson led the team’s defense which made life easier for Rodgers and the Packers offense all throughout the seven years of playing together. The former Heisman Trophy winner also moonlighted as the team’s punt returner back in the day.
Adams’ performance in their most recent tilt against the Titans showed how he earned such a lofty comparison to a decorated player like Woodson. The Fresno State product was on a tear against the Titans after generating 142 yards on 11 receptions and three touchdowns scored for the Packers. Wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown also chipped in 21 yards on a lone catch for a score on the end zone.
Thanks to the valiant contributions of his weapons, Rodgers managed to hit his strides under center where he had an efficient outing of 231 passing yards on 21-of-25 passes completed and four passing touchdowns.
Aaron Rodgers and the Packers notched a 40-14 rout against the Titans and further improved their impressive record to 12-3 while their counterparts slid to 10-5 heading to Week 17. Davante Adams and the rest of the squad will aim for another good showing against the Chicago Bears on Jan. 3. for their final game of the regular season.