Davante Adams, a wide receiver for the Las Vegas Raiders, said he didn’t want to focus on the blow from Buffalo Bills defender Taylor Rapp. Adams was taken off the field after the collision and examined for a potential concussion; he did not return to the game. Adams responded by addressing Rapp in his own statement on Wednesday.

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Adams while criticizing the hit said, Was it unnecessary? Completely, obviously. But, certain players play a certain way, too. Some people, out of control, fly around, they don’t really have much true purpose out there. I mean, playing a half field on one side, you run over and hit somebody in the head on the other side of the field.”

He also added, “That’s the kind of stuff that contributes to you not being on the field. That’s why you’re in when you’re blowing us out by 25 at the end of the game. Maybe if that man learns how to play the game the right way, he’ll see the field. Until then, he’ll have to go and live off of plays like that, I guess.”

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Davante Adams is an accomplished American football wide receiver currently playing for the Las Vegas Raiders in the NFL. In college, he developed his abilities at Fresno State. He has established himself as one of the top wideouts in the league thanks to his excellent speed, accurate route running, and steady hands.

Adams flourished with the Green Bay Packers for the first eight seasons of his NFL career, winning recognitions including five Pro Bowl selections and two First-team All-Pro honors. Notably, in 2020, he topped the league in touchdown receptions.

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In March 2022, Adams was moved to the Las Vegas Raiders in a big deal. He then signed a five-year, $141.25 million contract with the Raiders, making him the NFL’s highest-paid wide receiver at the time.