Brett Favre: I'll be shocked if Davante Adams keeps up productivity without Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams shared a special connection with the Green Bay Packers, one Brett Favre doesn't believe he can replicate in Las Vegas.

Aaron Rodgers will hope to win one more Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers before calling time on his career, but he'll have to do it without star receiver Davante Adams.

The 29-year-old wide-out switched Green Bay for Las Vegas this off-season, and will look to help the Raiders to piece together a play-off run.

He'll be catching passes from Derek Carr, and legendary Packers quarterback Brett Favre believes Adams will feel the difference in quality this season.

"No disrespect to Davante at all - zero disrespect," said Favre.

"I do think that Davante will make Derek Carr better and, in time, they will be a dynamic duo. Now will it be the duo that Aaron and Davante had? Time will tell.

"I think Derek Carr is a very good quarterback, but he's not in Aaron's league yet. He may never be, and that's no disrespect either, but I do think that Davante owes a great deal of gratitude to Aaron and the Packers drafting him."

You'll be stretched to find anyone who disagrees with Favre's judgement, however Adams and Carr have shared success together before.

The duo played two seasons together at Fresno State, and their partnership produced 3,031 receiving yards and 38 touchdowns off 233 receptions in 36 games played for the Bulldogs. Both entered the NFL as second-round draft picks in 2014.

Adams then went on to break a handful of records with the Packers, and he ended his time there with the second most receptions (669) and receiving touchdowns (73), and fourth all-time in receiving yards (8,121) in the franchise's rich history.

Now reunited with his college QB, Carr and Adams could well fire the Raiders back to glory. Favre has his doubts though.

"That's not to say he's not a great player because he is a tremendous player and we'll see that with Las Vegas," Favre added.

"But it's just hard to shift gears, especially from a player as prolific as Aaron Rodgers. I'd be shocked if he had the same year he's had this year.

"That's not to say he can't do it, but I would be shocked."

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