Insider Thinks the Jets Might Have to Pay a King’s Ransom to Get Davante Adams from the Raiders

The Raiders aren’t expected to shop Davante Adams in the offseason, but if they do, it sounds like their asking price might be more than they gave up for him just a little less than two years ago.

According to NFL insider Tony Pauline, the Raiders are expected to ask for two first-round picks in exchange for Adams…

“Assuming Adams feels he is the final piece to make the Jets a Super Bowl contender, expect the cost to be significant, especially since the Raiders have all the leverage.

People tell me the asking price for Adams will be two first-round picks from the New York Jets, but it would likely be reduced to a first and a second-round pick. Remember, as of now, the Raiders are not looking to trade Adams. Such a trade would be impossible for the Jets unless the Raiders are willing to accept a second-round choice in the 2025 NFL draft.

Handing over a first-round pick in this year’s draft may be a little too rich for the Jets, even in exchange for an All-Pro wideout like Adams. The team presently holds the sixth pick of the draft and will more than likely end up with a top-10 selection.

With holes all over the offensive line that desperately need to be filled in order to protect Rodgers, the possibility of drafting a potentially outstanding offensive tackle such as Joe Alt of Notre Dame or perhaps Penn State’s Olumuyiwa Fashanu could make handing a first-round pick to the Raiders a non-starter.”

The Jets might not be willing to give up a top-10 pick for Adams, but the influence of Aaron Rodgers could create the perfect scenario for the Raiders get a premium pick or two from the Jets.

We know Rodgers wants Adams and he isn’t going function like a reasonable GM going into what might be the final year of his NFL career.

If the Jets are willing to give up a top-10 pick (or more) for Adams, how could the Raiders say no?

That will be a potential question for the next GM and head coach of the Raiders to sort through, but until we know who will be calling the shots in Las Vegas, it’s impossible to know what the asking price for Adams will be… or if there will even be one.

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