Davante Adams

Davante Adams


Chance of Injury in 2021: question mark 92%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 14.6%
Projected Games missed for 2021: question mark 3.0
Durability: question mark 7

High Risk


Davante Adams Player Overview

Davante Adams will be 28-years old in December, and was born in East Palo Alto, California, and attended local Palo Alto high school. While in high school, he was a two-way starter at both wide receiver and cornerback. Adams also played basketball.

Adams played his college ball at Fresno State, where he scored 38 touchdowns and caught 233 passes for over 3,000 yards in only two seasons at Fresno State.

Measuring just under 6’1” and 212 pounds, he ran a 4.56-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine. Adams was a second-round selection by the Green Bay Packers in the 2014 NFL Draft. He was the 9th wide receiver off the board. The players chosen ahead of him include Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans, Odell Beckham, Brandin Cooks, Kelvin Benjamin, Marqise Lee, Jordan Matthews, and Paul Richardson.

His rookie season, 2014, he played in all 16 games accumulating 446 yards and 3 touchdowns on 38 receptions. In his sophomore season, Adams missed three games after an ankle injury in week two, but played the remaining 13 games, and he caught 50 passes for 483 yards and a single touchdown. He also suffered a knee injury in the playoffs.

Adams’ work in the off-season entering 2016 paid off. He played in all 16 games, caught 75 passes for 997 yards and 12 touchdowns, and it was his coming-out party. In 2017 Adams continued his dominance, catching 74 passes for 885 yards and 10 touchdowns despite receiving the majority of his passes from Brett Hundley after Aaron Rogers suffered a broken clavicle in week six. Adams suffered a concussion in week 15, which caused him to miss the final two games…

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Davante Adams Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Nov 15, 2020 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Adams picked up an ankle injury in Week 10 game against the Jaguars. He was cleared for the next game
Sep 20, 2020 NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Adams suffered a hamstring injury during Week 2's game against the Lions. He missed two games
Sep 26, 2019 NFL Pedal Toe Sprain Adams suffered a turf toe injury on Week 4 game against the Philadelphia Eagles and missed 4 games.
Dec 23, 2018 NFL Knee Strain Grade 1 Adams suffered an unspecified right knee injury in the 1st quarter of Week 16. He played through it then but said it stiffened up after and missed the finale.
Dec 17, 2017 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Adams suffered a concussion -- his 2nd of the season -- on a hit by Panthers LB Thomas Davis. He sat out the season's final 2 games. His new contract at the end of December suggest no long-term concern by the team.
Sep 28, 2017 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Adams sustained a concussion on a penalized 3rd-quarter hit by Bears LB Danny Trevathan. Adams returned for the following game.
Oct 16, 2016 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Adams entered the concussion protocol after the Week 6 loss to Dallas but returned for Week 7's Thursday night kickoff.
Jan 10, 2016 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Adams sustained an MCL sprain in his right knee and was forced to miss the playoff loss the following week.
Sep 28, 2015 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Adams was carted off the field in the 1st quarter and diagnosed with a Grade 2 sprained ankle. He returned 4 weeks later but still wasn't 100%.
Sep 20, 2015 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Adams hurt his left ankle in Week 2 but returned to play the following game. He aggravated the injury in that game and missed the next 3.