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Adams Impressed by New Receiving Companion, Meyers

Las Vegas Raiders' receiving tandem Davante Adams and Jakobi Meyers should be a force to be reckoned with this season.
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One of the Las Vegas Raiders' bigger moves this offseason was signing former New England Patriots wide receiver Jakobi Meyers.

Meyers developed into a solid up-and-coming receiver in this league in his last couple of years as a Patriot.

With a whole career still ahead for the young receiver, Meyers has a great opportunity to learn from one of the best wideouts in the game, Davante Adams.

Adams discussed his initial thoughts on Meyers when he addressed the media on Wednesday.

"I mean, he's just a pretty savvy guy to not be super old in the league," Adams said. "I mean, I think this is Year 5 for him, if I'm not mistaken. That's still pretty young in his league to know how to be able to be creative with your routes, but also be on time. And there are a lot of guys who get creative and do a lot of stuff within the route, but now a quarterback's waiting on him and it's a sack, and it's not the same rhythm as when everybody else is catching the ball. 

"So, there's a lot of things you can learn from him out there, and like I said, it's fun because these guys can do a lot, but they come in with their open book, or open vessel, rather. And it's fun to be able to teach him, but also kind of steal some things from him when we're out there on the field together."

Meyers led the Patriots in receiving over the last three seasons.

Last year, he finished with 806 receiving yards and a career-best six touchdowns.

This followed an 866-yard receiving campaign in 2021-22, although it was attained with of 16 more receptions.

In total, Meyers recorded 2,758 receiving yards and eight touchdowns in his four seasons with New England.

Meyers signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of North Carolina State in 2019.

The Silver and Black open the preseason by hosting the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 4 p.m. EDT/1 p.m. PDT.

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