NFL free agency 2022: Davante Adams franchise tag dynamics, plus chances of a Packers trade or long-term deal

Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst referred to using a franchise tag on Davante Adams as a last resort last week when meeting with the local Green Bay media. The All-Pro wide receiver is exactly the type of player that typically gets franchised, although the last time the Packers used the designation was in 2010 on defensive tackle Ryan Pickett.

Adams is the NFL’s most productive wide receiver since signing his expiring four-year contract extension at the end of the 2017 season. He leads the NFL in receptions (432), receiving yards (5,310) and touchdown catches (47) during this span. Adams set the Packers single season record for receiving yardage with 1,553 yards in 2021. He also had 123 catches to break his own team record along with 11 receiving touchdowns.

The Packers have less than a week to avoid the last resort scenario. The deadline for NFL teams to designate a franchise player is 4 p.m. ET on March 8. Gutekunst indicated there’s been “constant communication” with Adams and his representatives during his media session on Tuesday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

The Packers already have a challenging salary cap situation without a $20.12 million franchise tag for Adams. After entering the offseason approximately $50 million over the projected $208.2 million 2022 salary cap, the Packers have started decreasing the overage by restructuring multiple contracts (tackle David Bakhtiari, defensive tackle Kenny Clark, running back Aaron Jones). The overage doesn’t factor in Adams’ franchise tag. The $20.12 million would become a Green Bay salary cap charge as soon as the designation is made.

Could the Packers and Adams reach a long-term deal?

The Packers and Adams weren’t close to reaching an agreement during negotiations last offseason. Adams wanted to replace DeAndre Hopkins as the NFL’s highest paid wide receiver. The

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Transcript: Mayor Adams Delivers Remarks, Announces NYC Health + Hostpitals Expansion of Obtain to L

February 7, 2022

Mayor Eric Adams: Seriously, actually, really psyched to be listed here today, specially with my colleagues in government. Councilwoman Lynn Schulman, a excellent buddy, longtime buddy, nurse, and I assume a single of your daughter’s basically a doctor – you know, I observed they were being in that profession – of course. Mercedes Narcisse, my Deputy Mayor Anne Williams-Ison, also Councilwoman Rita Joseph, an educator. You know, just the Council is led by men and women who have been in the field and comprehend it. My good close friend Dr. Mitchell Katz, and the Chief Operating Officer listed here at the healthcare facility, Sheldon McLeod, and Dr. Vasan who’s taken over the taking above the Department of Health and fitness and Mental Cleanliness, just an all-star team coming alongside one another to make this materialize. And just two individuals I want to thank, in particular, 1, Dr. McMacken, who had the eyesight, and one particular person who’s not up below that we just all ow her just a personal debt of gratitude, Rachel Atcheson, you know, a genuine star in the city.  

[Applause] 

And, you know, this is a aspiration appear legitimate for her when she first in 2018 introduced this discussion of the possibilities of putting in area a life style medicine clinic in H + H people, folks explained it was not possible. And there was just so a lot pushback during the earlier administration, there was just, you know, people just didn’t get it, and people today ended up fearful. And when we ended up chatting about life-style medication, they just imagined it was not probable. But with the dynamic duo of Dr. McMacken and Rachel, we opened our 1st clinic – when Dr. Katz, who was just open and he just acquired it.

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Adams, known for vegan way of life, admits he eats fish

NEW YORK —Despite stating for decades he adheres to a vegan food plan, Mayor Eric Adams on Monday verified reports that he often eats fish.

“Let me be apparent: Switching to a plant-based diet plan saved my everyday living, and I aspire to be plant-primarily based 100 p.c of the time,” a statement from the mayor reads. “I want to be a position product for people who are pursuing or aspire to abide by a plant-centered diet regime, but, as I mentioned, I am beautifully imperfect, and have at times eaten fish.”

At an earlier press function Monday, Adams railed in opposition to “food police” monitoring his cafe orders. 

“I’m not heading down this rabbit hole of, ‘Do you consume cake?’ ‘Did it have eggs in it?’” he reported. “That’s sound to me. I bought to get New Yorkers to eat a plant-centered, -centered daily life.”

Before Monday, Adams announced the expansion of a healthy lifestyle software that connects individuals with medical professionals, dietitians and health coaches to encourage plant-based mostly taking in, exercise and other habits aimed at reducing serious diseases like diabetes. 

The exertion is modeled off an current system at Bellevue Medical center, and by the end of the yr will serve grownup individuals at seven other metropolis-run hospitals. 

Adams reported that his curiosity in growing the method came out of his knowledge with dealing with his diabetes, which he claims he reversed just after switching to a plant-centered diet program immediately after currently being explained to by medical practitioners he was at danger of likely blind and shedding fingers to amputation. 

“If I would have adopted the path that I was living, I would not be standing right here,” Adams claimed. 

Adams and other metropolis officers did not say how much the program will value,

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Mayor Adams, NYC Health + Hospitals Expand Access to Lifestyle Medicine Services City-Wide

February 7, 2022

Announcement Represents Most Comprehensive Expansion of
Lifestyle Medicine Programming in U.S.

New Expansion Will Provide Dedicated Team-Based Support for
Healthy Lifestyle Changes, Including Emphasis on Plant-Based Diet

Programming to Help Address Burdens of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, Other Common Chronic Conditions Disproportionately Impacting Black and Brown New Yorkers

Services Will Be Expanded to Six New Public Health Care Sites Across NYC

Video available at: https://youtu.be/4ANPW9hWFkk

 

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H) today announced the expansion of their groundbreaking lifestyle medicine services at six public health care sites across New York City — the most comprehensive expansion of lifestyle medicine programming in the U.S. Modeled off the popular and successful Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, the new expansion will provide patients living with chronic disease the tools to make healthy lifestyle changes, included providing them access to plant-based diet resources. The program will expand to serve qualifying NYC Health + Hospitals adult patients at Jacobi, Lincoln, Woodhull, Kings County, and Elmhurst hospitals, as well as Gotham Health, Vanderbilt. The program expansion will be implemented over the coming year.

“Today, New York City is again leading the way with the most comprehensive expansion of lifestyle medicine programming in the nation,” said Mayor Adams. “This is personal to me — a plant-based lifestyle helped save my life, and I’m thrilled that New Yorkers in every zip code will have access to this critical programming. Together, we will stop feeding the health care crisis and ensure all New Yorkers can access the healthy lifestyle they deserve.”

“This expanded programming won’t only touch the lives of the patients served, but will extend to the families and communities of every person served,” said Deputy Mayor for Health and Human

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North Adams coin holder maker Air-Tite offered to California company | Business

NORTH ADAMS —  A tiny, family-owned enterprise that has designed plastic coin holders for more than 40 several years has been offered to a California-centered agency that manufactures resources for photo and scrapbooking albums and protecting sleeves for pc tablets.

Air-Tite Holders on Curran Freeway recently was marketed for $1.4 million to a local affiliate of Extremely Professional Worldwide, of Commerce, Calif., in accordance to documents filed at the Northern Berkshire Registry of Deeds in Adams.

Extremely Pro, launched in 1952, is a top maker of sports activities and gaming collectible add-ons, in accordance to its website. The disposable protective sleeves are trademarked.

Ultra Professional also owns Hanover Components, of Minnetonka, Minn., a distributor of items created from purely natural or gentleman-designed fibers. Air-Tite by now is listed with Hanover as a subsidiary of Ultra Professional on that company’s web site, and North Adams Mayor Thomas Bernard mentioned the new proprietors plan to keep the organization in the city and sustain it in its current form.

North Adams waived its appropriate of 1st refusal on Air-Tite’s web-site in the Robert Hardman Industrial Park so the new house owners could choose over the assets, Bernard explained.

The company’s former owner, Therrien Tanner Enterprises LLP, is a confined legal responsibility partnership consisting of brothers Glenn and Scott Therrien and their stepmother, Anne Therrien Tanner. Glenn and Scott’s father, the late Norman Therrien, was an inventor who founded Air-Tite in 1980, soon after shelling out 33 years at Basic Electrical Ordnance crafting specialized manuals for submarines.

Norman Therrien, who died in 1997, made Air-Tite’s technique of holders and rings created of molded plastic that can in shape all varieties and dimensions of coins. The rings can be altered to develop into greater or scaled-down so that collectors can maintain a number of

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