For the second time this season, Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams had to leave a game early after taking a vicious helmet-to-helmet shot from a defender. The Packers ended up losing the game 31-24 to the Carolina Panthers.
It meant Adams was removed from the game with a concussion, unable to help his team try to win a game that they so desperately needed. Adams’ teammates were upset. Coach Mike McCarthy said after the game that he didn’t see it and was reserving comment until he did. When he speaks with reporters later this evening, his view of the hit will likely equal the frustration of his players.
Adams took to Twitter this morning saying, “I’ll never understand it. Game is already dangerous enough and we get Pro Bowl players out here headhunting and saying they ‘didn’t mean to hurt me.”
Adams went on to say, “Somebody please explain to me what I wasn’t trying to hurt him means when we nowhere near the play and you lead with ya head and ear hole a defenseless player.” [Read more…]