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Why Was Adams Returning Punts?

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Special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum was peppered with questions about that decision on Wednesday.

One of the more bizarre sights of Saturday night’s preseason game at Tennessee was that of rookie receiver Davante Adams serving as punt returner in a driving rainstorm. Adams hadn’t taken a single punt return in an 11-on-11 setting in training camp, special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum said on Wednesday in confirming Packer Report and other outlets’ tracking of special teams reps. “If I think...

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