As the final side to suffer relegation from the Premier League, Norwich possess more than one player that could yet do a job in the Premier League.
An almost impossible run of fixtures against some of the top sides in the league saw the Canaries sucked down into depths they could not pull free from, while Sunderland somehow found the confidence and belief to do what the East Anglia club couldn't, and escape to safety.
Though there were plenty of big money signings who didn't perform, Adams' work with the Canaries impressive youth team should mean that there is someone young, hungry and talented ready to step into the first team squad should the club offload anyone.
Now preparing for life in the Championship, and a sincere attempt to bounce back to the Premier League at the first try, Adams may well have to prepare to lose a few of the club's top performers from last season.
Below we list the five players who may be most sought after by Premier League clubs:
The England international just missed out on the World Cup squad for Brazil, despite putting in some excellent performances to keep Norwich hanging on in various matches throughout the season. Ruddy was heavily linked with Chelsea last summer, though stayed at Carrow Road rather than playing second fiddle to Petr Cech. He has already stated a desire to help the club back to the Premier League.
The former Spurs and Newcastle defender enjoyed an excellent first season at Carrow Road, quickly taking the captain's armband and going on to win club player of the season. This second campaign has been a much tougher affair, with the Cameroonian missing over a quarter of the season and overseeing the team's relegation. At 27, Bassong still has plenty to offer Premier league sides, and he will likely be one of the best defenders in the Championship if he is still at the club next year.
At times in the early months of last season, Fer looked like an outstanding signing for Norwich, capable of powerful and determined rampaging play as well as the ability to drop back and protect the defence. Jamie Redknapp even suggested he could become one of the best players in the league if he maintained such form. Unfortunately for the Dutchman, he couldn't, and his performances dropped off before a hamstring injury ruled him out for most of the final ten games. Fer is plenty young enough to come good, and would represent a decent signing for any of the promoted or mid table outfits.
Norwich's player of the season for 2013-14, Snodgrass proved himself one of the side's most potent attacking forces, scoring 7 goals in 33 games despite playing on the wing. His skill and eye for goal were some of the sole highlights of last season for Canaries fans, with superb strikes against West Ham and Spurs just two moments of note. Celtic and Hull City are both interested, and Norwich would do well to hold onto the former Leeds star.
Former Birmingham forward Redmond was a favourite of departed manager Chris Hughton, though displayed plenty of potential on more than one occasion as the 20-year-old made an impressive 39 appearances in his first Premier League season. A hat-trick against Wales recently for the England Under-21s has only emphasised his talent, though like Ruddy, the youngster is eager to stay in East Anglia.