Could Davante Adams unseat Boykin as the 3rd Wide Receiver?

ESPN reports that Davante Adams is looking so good in practice, there’s a decent chance that he’ll unseat Jarrett Boykin as the 3rd wide receiver on the Packer’s depth chart.

Many have compared Adams to a James Jones, physical type wide receiver. Now, with the sharp route running he’s showing in camp, they’re making comparisons to Greg Jennings as well. Given Adams size, precision, and vertical (39.5 inches recorded at the combine), he could really hurt any defense focusing mainly on Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb.

Still, Boykin already has NFL experience and had a tremendous first year with the Packers in 2013, stepping up his role as Nelson and Cobb suffered injuries. Rookies historically have not gotten a whole lot of playing time with the Packers, so it’s tough to see Adams doing so well that he gets bumped to 3rd on the depth chart – at least initially. If Davante Adams consistently outplays Boykin, as he did at the Family Night scrimmage, the Packers will gladly give their 2nd round draft choice more playing time.

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