Davante Adams

Davante Adams makes statement in Raiders debut

Davante Adams wasted no time Sunday showing the Las Vegas Raiders he’s worth every penny of the massive haul they surrendered for him in the offseason.

At least, if he continues this pace.

In his Raiders debut, the veteran wide receiver caught ten passes for 141 yards and a touchdown.

The Raiders gave up a first and second round pick in 2022 and signed Adams to a five year, $141 million contract in the offseason.

 Despite the performance Adams was disappointed in the game’s final score.

The Raiders 24-19 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. 

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“We beat ourselves today really. Not taking anything away from [the Chargers], they’re a really good team, said Adams in the locker room after the game.      

The silver lining for Adams was the first touchdown he caught as a member of the Raiders.

For Adams it’s a dream come true catching the touchdown for the team he rooted for as a child.

“This is kind of my turning [a] page in a new chapter in my career,” said Adams. “So to get into the end zone for my childhood team is something that means a lot to me. I didn’t end up winning the game with it, but it’s still something that means a lot to me.”  

The Raiders will look to get their first win of the season next week as they host the Arizona Cardinals in Week 2 of the season.