On Monday, Jamal Adams made his return to the sector for the primary time in 385 days. The Seattle Seahawks security lasted a complete of 9 performs earlier than taking a knee to the top and going to the blue tent.
Adams was then informed by the NFL’s unbiased concussion physician that he could not return to the sport. A pissed off Adams was then seen on the sideline yelling on the physician and being held again Seahawks personnel.
The NFL, according to Adam Schefter, is contemplating fining Adams the ESPN insider reported on Wednesday. In different phrases…the NFL might presumably levy a nice on a participant exhibiting one of many potential concussion indicators the league has listed in its concussion prognosis and administration protocol.
In part C of the 2022 PDF, habits change — “aggressive, agitated, atypically subdued, unusually emotionally or frightened, and so on.” — is the seventh bullet level for observable indicators.
Right here’s Jamal Adams reacting to the unbiased concussion physician appointed by the NFL and NFLPA following his concussion sideline analysis in Monday night time’s recreation: pic.twitter.com/ygzJ8dtWhH
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 4, 2023
Many individuals on social media identified the precedent the NFL might set by punishing a concussed participant for demonstrating concussion signs.
Two hours later, Adams launched a press release apologizing to the marketing consultant and thanking him for his endurance whereas Adams “wasn’t [himself.]”
“Firstly, I need to apologize to the OG. You probably did every thing proper once you realized I used to be concussed, I apologize for any damaging vitality I introduced your method,” Adams said on X, previously referred to as Twitter.
“Watching the replay, I’m grateful on your endurance realizing I wasn’t myself in that second. You are an actual one and also you serve an incredible goal that advantages the NFL and so many gamers. Prioritizing participant’s well being is crucial. A lot respect to you!”
Adams was in pursuit of Daniel Jones and lunged at Jones’ legs to convey him down. The New York Giants’ quarterback hit Adams immediately within the head along with his knee and 27 12 months outdated remained on the turf. When Adams tried getting up, he confirmed clear indicators of disorientation.
It was a disappointing night time for Adams after enjoying in his first recreation since recovering from a torn quadriceps tendon in his left leg that he suffered in Week 1 a season in the past. As a result of the Seahawks have an early bye, there may be optimism that Adams can return for the workforce’s Week 6 recreation in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals.