3 Davante Adams trades that make the Lions an NFC favorite

Should the Detroit Lions go all-in and trade for Davante Adams?
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Th Las Vegas Raiders look like a team quickly heading no where. Meanwhile, the Detroit Lions might be one piece away from being an NFC favorite.

With Davante Adams being involved in trade rumors as of late, we have to wonder whether or not the Lions make sense as a suitor. Bleacher Report's Ryan Fowler seems to think so, so let's talk about it.

What if the Lions went all-in on acquiring Adams, bringing him back to the NFC North? What would it take?

Trade Number 1: The Lions go player-for-player for Davante Adams

Former first-round pick Jameson Williams hasn't played much for the Lions due to recovering from an ACL injury last season and now serving a suspension for violating the league's rules on gambling. But, his return will be happening quickly as the Lions can now activate him going into Week 5.

Adams has plenty of time left on his contract, and the Lions would have him through the 2026 season. With Adams taking up a good chunk of pay, and Amon-Ra St. Brown needing to be paid down the line, it might make sense to part with Williams in a straight-up trade like this.

Davante Adams trade 1

Picture Adams on the outside and St. Brown doing his damage between the numbers like he does often. Plus, you still have Sam LaPorta as a guy who is becoming an elite weapon and one of the top tight ends in football already.

Let's also not forget the rushing attack of David Montgomery and Jahmyr Gibbs. This offense would be as complete as you could get, and Jared Goff's job would become even easier at this point.