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Green Bay Packers add Davante Adams at No. 53

The Green Bay Packers are restocking Aaron Rodgers' weapons after losing Jermichael Finley, James Jones and Greg Jennings over the past two years.

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The Packers selected Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams with the No. 53 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Hauling in passes from Derek Carr, Adams led the nation in receptions (131) and touchdown catches (24) as a redshirt sophomore in 2013. He possesses good size at 6-foot-1 and 212 pounds, but offers underwhelming speed.

Michael Crabtree (41) is the only player with more receiving touchdowns in a two-year span during the Bowl Championship Series era.

Adams profiles as a poor man's Anquan Boldin, which makes him the perfect replacement for James Jones, who similarly was billed for his size, leaping ability and run-after-catch skills entering the league.

If Ted Thompson's record is any indication, Adams will be a steal. The Packers' previous three second-round receivers were Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson and Greg Jennings.

Coach Mike McCarthy is sky-high on No. 3 receiver Jarrett Boykin, which means Adams can be eased into the offense as a rookie. The man Adams will now be catching balls from is pleased.

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