It wasn’t until the game was finished and the Packers formally had taken care of the Minnesota Vikings, 43-34, in Sunday’s ordinary season opener that Davante Adams acknowledged what he’d recently practiced.
The Pro Bowl receiver’s 40-yard, over-the-shoulder get down the sideline not just assisted set up Aaron Jones’ score with taking care of the Vikings, however it likewise spoke to a great deal more in the establishment’s 102-year history.
That gathering, Adams’ fourteenth of the evening, tied Don Hutson’s 78-year-old establishment record for most in a solitary game, putting a shout blemish on a 156-yard, two-score execution.
What’s more, it was simply after quarterback Aaron Rodgers informed Adams concerning the accomplishment following the game that the seventh-year beneficiary came to an obvious conclusion on a noteworthy day.
“I did not know. I had no clue,” said Adams of tying Hutson’s franchise mark. “I knew I had a couple catches by that point and I knew I might be creeping up around that area, but I definitely didn’t know that that was 14.”
Furthermore, that wasn’t all. Adams additionally turned into the main recipient in establishment history to post three back to back 100-yard exhibitions against the Vikings subsequent to enlisting seven gatherings for 106 yards in Week 2 and 13 gets for 116 yards in Week 16 last season.
With Mike Hughes and Holton Hill stepping in for left veterans Xavier Rhodes and Trae Waynes, Adams was practical at an opportune time against the youthful corners. He had eight gets for 79 yards when he ran a corner course on second-and-9 with 47 seconds staying in the main half.
With Rodgers venturing up to expand the play, Adams drove back to the side of the end zone and glanced in a 24-yard score to stretch out the Packers’ lead to 15-7. Adams’ nine gets for 103 yards in the principal half were the most in a half by a Packers player since his dear companion James Jones had nine gets for 152 yards versus Washington on Sept. 15, 2013.