Adams: 'No chance' of deal with Packers before opener

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With the start of the regular season looming, the Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Davante Adams aren't any closer to agreeing on an extension.

"No chance," Adams said when asked about the odds of him signing a deal before Week 1, according to ESPN's Rob Demovsky.

The 28-year-old - who is entering the last season of a four-year, $58-million deal - and Green Bay reportedly broke off negotiations on July 23.

Adams said later that month he's "earned the right" to become the NFL's highest-paid wideout. However, the Packers' offers reportedly didn't exceed Arizona Cardinals star DeAndre Hopkins' $27.25 million per season.

Hopkins' annual salary far exceeds that of the next group of wideouts, with Julio Jones earning $22 million per season and Keenan Allen taking home $20.25 million.

Shortly after talks stalled, Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst stressed his team wanted to re-sign Adams, but added the two parties disagreed on the definition of the highest-paid receiver.

Another factor in Adams' negotiations could be the future of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who spent most of the offseason away from the team due to frustrations with the front office.

Rodgers returned for training camp after agreeing to a reworked deal, and Green Bay will reportedly evaluate the reigning MVP's situation next year.

With the Packers falling short in the NFC Championship Game each of the last two seasons and Rodgers' time in Green Bay potentially coming to a close, Adams said the team is more ready than ever to make a Super Bowl run.

"This is the hungriest team I’ve been around - just because we've been so close," he said.

Adams led the league last season with 18 receiving touchdowns. He also racked up 115 catches and 1,374 yards.

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