Davante Adams is aware of his value.
The Packers extensive receiver is having a breakout season by means of the workforce’s first 11 video games and voiced that he believes he’s one of the best participant at his place within the league.
“I believe I am one of the best receiver within the NFL. I do,” Adams mentioned earlier this week, via Ryan Wood of Packers News. “I simply wish to get the respect that I deserve.”
Adams ranks sixth in league catches with 77, eighth in receiving yards with 1,022 and fourth in receiving touchdowns with 10. He is on tempo to interrupt the franchise’s single-season marks, as he is inside attain of Sterling Sharpe’s 112 receptions in 1993, Sharpe’s 18 landing catches in 1994 and Jordy Nelson’s 1,519 yards in 2014.
However Adams nonetheless does not consider he is solidified his place amongst fellow receivers Antonio Brown, Julio Jones and Odell Beckham Jr.
“I really feel like when you ask folks,” Adams mentioned, “sure folks will say that I’m a prime receiver. However when you ask folks to call their prime receivers, they gained’t point out me. In order that’s the place the disrespect is coming from. I don’t assume they are saying, ‘Davante Adams sucks.’ However they assume that prime 5, they put the identical celebrities in there each time.”
With a view to insert himself within the dialog, Adams will spend the rest of the season constructing on his numbers and establishing extra constant manufacturing.
“I believe I simply have to put collectively a resume that displays what I am saying,” Adams mentioned. “It is not honest for me at this level to say this, or to face on the rostrum and scream out to the world I am one of the best, however I really feel like I am one of the best receiver at this level in my profession. The place I am at with my talents, I really feel like I’m one of the best.
“I simply must proceed doing what I am doing. With that comes extra recognition.”