Davante Adams trade grades: Raiders fuel AFC West arms race, Packers lose key weapon for Aaron Rodgers

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The Las Vegas Raiders and Green Bay Packers executed one of the biggest trades of the offseason on Thursday night. As CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora confirms,

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Las Vegas has acquired All-Pro receiver Davante Adams in a blockbuster deal that will send their first and second-round picks in the 2022 NFL Draft to Green Bay. 

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Not only did the Raiders acquire Adams, but they also made him the highest-paid receiver in the NFL, inking him a five-year contract that pays him $141.25 million. 

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Of course, this is a massive trade that does shake the foundation of both conferences as the Raiders continue the arms race in the AFC West,

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while Green Bay looks to try and replace arguably the best receiver in the NFL before the start of the 2022 season. Below, we'll dive into our grades for this trade and see how both Las Vegas and the Packers were able to make out. 

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Raiders: A Yes, a first and second-rounder is a hefty price to pay for a player that you'll also have to give market-setting money to, but this is a no-brainer move for the Raiders. 

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Davante Adams can take this offense to another level and is a much-needed addition, especially as the other teams in the AFC West continue to improve across the board. 

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