Las Vegas Raiders broad receiver Davante Adams apologized Monday for shoving an on-field employee to the bottom after his group’s loss to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs — but in addition appeared to heap some blame on the person he pushed.
Adams delivered a forceful two-handed shove to the employee moments after the ultimate gun sounded at Arrowhead Stadium, inflicting the person to fall again onto the turf whereas holding a cumbersome piece of apparatus and different gear.
The employee did not seem to hit his head and was rapidly helped again up.
Adams advised reporters he apologizes for the shove, but in addition appeared to forged some duty on the person he pushed.
“Earlier than I reply the rest, I need to apologize to the man — I seen some man working off the sector, and he ran or jumped in entrance of me, coming off the sector and I ran into him and sort of pushed him and he ended up on the bottom,” Adams stated.
“So I need to apologize to him for that as a result of that was simply frustration combined with him actually simply working in entrance of me. I shouldn’t have responded that manner. However that’s how I initially responded, so I simply need to apologize to him for that.”
Adams additionally apologized on Twitter, saying he felt “horrible” about his response.
The star wideout was traded this previous low season from the Inexperienced Bay Packers to Las Vegas, the place he was reunited along with his faculty teammate and long-time good friend, quarterback Derek Carr.
Adams signed a contract extension and the 2 had been anticipated to steer Las Vegas to the playoffs once more this yr. However the Silver & Black have dropped 4 of their first 5 video games with every setback coming by lower than a landing.
CORRECTION (Oct. 11, 2022, 11 a.m. ET): A earlier model of this text misstated in a caption who the Raiders performed on Oct. 2. It was the Denver Broncos, not the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.