As a sophomore at Fresno St., Davante Adams led the nation with 131 receptions. AP Photo/Gregory Bull
His second season was more of the same. He missed three games early in the year because of an ankle injury and then went down with a knee injury in the playoffs. Despite catching 50 passes, it was dubbed a disappointment in part because of a rash of drops and in part because he didn’t have another 100-yard game.
Still, he never lost the trust of his quarterback. Aaron Rodgers regularly Todd Gurley Youth Jersey expressed confidence in Adams, even this summer when he had an uneven training camp.
Antoine believes he knows why.
“It was a blessing for him to come into college with an All-American quarterback and to go to the NFL with an All-Pro quarterback,” Antoine said. “You talk about a lucky dude. The thing you get with an elite quarterback that you don’t with another guy, is you get a guy that wants the route run correctly.
“I always told him, ‘Those quarterbacks are human, and if you screw that quarterback and you’re not in the right spot when you’re supposed to be there and he throws a pick, you might have to wait 10 balls before you get another one,’” Antoine said. “The coverage may say throw it to him, but the quarterback will be like, ‘No way, he screwed me last time.’”
He completed five of seven passes that went at least 10 yards with a touchdown after the injury; he Torry Holt Youth Jersey was just 2-for-4 on such throws before.
It was Carr’s fifth game-winning drive in the fourth quarter or overtime this season, the most by any Raiders quarterback in a single season in franchise history.
Information from ESPN Stats & Information was used in this report.
Sunday’s loss put Denver in third place in the division behind the Oakland Raiders (9-2) and the Chiefs (8-3), but more concerning is that the Broncos (7-4) are now tied with the Miami Dolphins in the AFC playoff race overall. And the Dolphins have a better AFC record, at 5-3 compared to the Broncos’ 4-3.
“I think, obviously, this one stinks and we’ve got a bad taste in our mouth,” Siemian said.
“We’ve got to win them all, that’s how we look at it, but that’s been our approach for a while,” cornerback Chris Harris said. “We want to just get into the playoffs. If we get into the playoffs, we’re scary for everybody.”