Las Vegas Raiders receiver Davante Adams has been charged with misdemeanor assault for shoving a photographer to the bottom as he left the sector following a loss at Kansas City.
Kansas City, Missouri, police mentioned Adams pushed Ryan Zebley to the bottom whereas operating off the sector following the Raiders’ 30-29 loss to the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Monday night time. Police known as it an “intentional, overt act” that prompted whiplash, a headache and a doable minor concussion.
Charges have been filed Wednesday morning in Municipal Court of Kansas City.
Adams apologized in his postgame feedback to the media and afterward Twitter.
“He jumped in entrance of me coming off the sector. I sort of pushed him. He ended up on the bottom,” Adams mentioned after the sport. “I need to apologize to him for that. That was simply frustration combined with him actually simply operating in entrance of me.
“I should not have responded that means, however that is the way in which I responded. I need to apologize to him for that.”
The NFL can also be investigating Adams’ actions. An individual conversant in the method informed The Associated Press on Tuesday that Adams may face doable punishment, together with a effective 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 thus far in his first season with the Raiders.