Las Vegas Raiders receiver Davante Adams has been charged with misdemeanor assault for shoving a photographer to the bottom as he left the sphere following a loss at Kansas Metropolis.
Kansas Metropolis, Missouri, police mentioned Adams pushed Ryan Zebley to the bottom whereas operating off the sphere following the Raiders’ 30-29 loss to the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Monday evening. Police referred to as it an “intentional, overt act” that precipitated whiplash, a headache and a doable minor concussion.
Costs have been filed Wednesday morning in Municipal Court docket of Kansas Metropolis.
Adams apologized in his postgame feedback to the media and afterward Twitter.
“He jumped in entrance of me coming off the sphere. I sort of pushed him. He ended up on the bottom,” Adams mentioned after the sport. “I wish to apologize to him for that. That was simply frustration blended with him actually simply operating in entrance of me.
“I shouldn’t have responded that manner, however that’s the way in which I responded. I wish to apologize to him for that.”
The NFL can also be investigating Adams’ actions. An individual acquainted with the method instructed The Related Press on Tuesday that Adams might face doable punishment, together with a nice or suspension.
Raiders coach Josh McDaniels mentioned Tuesday that he helps Adams and can cooperate in any investigation.
Adams had three catches for 124 yards and two touchdowns within the recreation. He has 29 catches for 414 yards and 5 TDs to date in his first season with the Raiders.