- Adams stated that his animosity in direction of Jets reporter Connor Hughes is ‘private’
- Followers referred to Adams as ‘human trash’ and a ‘loser’ for mocking Hughes’ spouse
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Seattle Seahawks security Jamal Adams had an opportunity to handle the storm he precipitated final week by mocking a reporter’s spouse on social media – however refused to again down.
Adams was criticized for his defence on a game-winning landing by Dallas Cowboys security Jake Ferguson in final week’s Thursday Evening Soccer. The play noticed the Cowboys take the lead simply 4 and a half minutes from time.
Connor Hughes, a journalist for SNYtv, who has been masking the Jets since Adams performed for New York, retweeted the play and captioned it: ‘Yikes’.
Final Friday, Adams used the identical caption – and a mocking emoji – when tweeting a photograph of Hughes’ spouse.
And talking Wednesday, Adams provided no regret for his actions, saying: ‘It is all the time the athlete that crossed the road when he responds. However on the finish of the day, disrespect is disrespect, nevertheless you wish to take it. So, I responded.’
Jamal Adams refused to again down after mocking a reporter’s spouse on social media final week
Adam’s posted a photograph of Connor Hughes’ spouse and captioned it ‘yikes’ earlier than deleting it
‘I knew once I did hit that Tweet, I wasn’t in it to win it. On the finish of the day it was to get him to know, ‘Go away me the hell alone.’
‘When others go low, I’m going decrease. I imply, you’ll be able to sit there and have remorse. However I don’t dwell that means in my life. We’ve had historical past, Connor and I…We’ve have by no means appreciated one another.
‘I’m not right here to say if it was honest or not. However on the identical time, on the finish of the day, it’s been private with him and I ever since I’ve been with the Jets and even earlier than that, since my rookie yr.
‘Like I stated, it’s been occurring for numerous years. He’s all the time stated some good issues towards my play, if I do make a mistake. And I simply bought fed up with it, bro. This was the top of it.’
Followers referred to as Adams ‘human trash’ and a ‘loser’ on social media after mocking Hughes’ spouse
Followers referred to as Adams a ‘piece of human trash’ and a ‘loser’ after his low cost shot on Hughes’ spouse.
In the course of the backlash, Adams doubled down on his remarks by posting one other tweet which learn: ‘Do not begin nothin will not be nothing’. The follow-up tweet added extra gasoline to the flame as followers continued to torch Adams on social media.
‘You bought cooked final evening,’ a fan commented. ‘Simply take it like a person.’
Adams performed his first three seasons within the NFL with the Jets earlier than getting traded to Seattle in 2020. Adams made the final of his three Professional-Bowl appearances in his first yr with the Seahawks.
Adams has been struggling this season and is but to file a sack or interception with the Seahawks at the moment 6-6, sitting second within the NFC West.