Davante Adams fined for abusive language toward an official

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Broncos safety Justin Simmons made contact to Raiders receiver Davante Adams‘ head and neck area on an incomplete pass with 5:30 left in the third quarter, but no flag was thrown. Adams was a defensiveless receiver after Josey Jewell batted the ball away, and the NFL essentially confirmed officials missed the illegal hit.

The league fined Simmons $15,914 for unnecessary roughness on the play.

But Adams, the only player penalized on the play, received an even bigger fine.

He was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct for yelling at back judge Dino Paganelli, and the NFL docked Adams $29,785 for abusive language toward an official.

Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf received a fine for the same amount for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in Week 10 after he argued with side judge Allen Baynes on a non-call.

Broncos receiver Courtland Sutton received a $15,914 fine for an illegal blindside block against the Raiders.

33 responses to “Davante Adams fined for abusive language toward an official

  1. Could have told you this was inevitable from the way he treats that minimum wage Taco Bell employee in his penthouse apartment.

  2. Pathetic but its not surprising. When are the incompetent ref’s going to get fined? I’ll tell you Never.

  3. He probably was just letting him know that he is heavily overrated and the Raiders overpaid and got fleeced by the Packers.

    Adams is a punk with a short fuse, he’s also a sore loser.

  4. So it costs twice as much to hurt the ref’s feelings as it does to hurt the opponent’s body. Makes true NFL sense.

  5. Umpires are human. They don’t miss much but they don’t catch everything. Davante Adams and all the fans need to understand that.

  6. Selling the farm for this guy is working out really fantastic for the Raiders. The team clearly got worse after this trade and now he’s a toxic team member with a serious attitude problem. What a lil punk kid this guy is….

  7. No wonder the Packers let him go, who wouldn’t take 2 draft picks for this overrated WR. The Packers definitely made the right move before this locker room trouble maker caused problems in Green Bay.

  8. Weird, hurt someone’s feelings $30k. Assault someone…. Nothing… Sounds about right, for the NFL.

  9. Devante Adams is a total hoodlum, second incident this year. What a disrespectful punk, it’s very clear why the Packers dumped him. Crystal Clear!

  10. springfield says:
    November 26, 2022 at 6:04 pm

    Weird, hurt someone’s feelings $30k. Assault someone…. Nothing… Sounds about right, for the NFL.

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    Great call!! He covered them both, he assaulted an NFL camera man or w/e a few weeks ago. He qualifies for 60k in fines now! he should be suspended, he has a terrible attitude and is a much worse influence on kids that look up to him.

  11. I will also add, bad teams always look for excuses why they suck. No reason to use abusive language though.

  12. Suck it up Princess Foot Locker. Seriously, every decision made by every coach and every play by a player is scrutinized and torn apart. Immediately following a game they sit in front of the media to have them point out any error no matter how slight relentlessly even after you’ve answered it. But you say bad cal ref and the ref world starts to cry and needs to be bubble wrapped. If a McDonald’s employee errs and gives me a small fry instead of a medium they let me point it out, they acknowledge it and then fix it. You can’t even point it out without tears. Dude gets nailed $30,000 for asking them to throw a flag!?! Could there be a more ridiculous group of humans.

  13. ocdn says:
    November 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm
    Devante Adams is a total hoodlum, second incident this year. What a disrespectful punk, it’s very clear why the Packers dumped him. Crystal Clear!
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    A hoodlum? Lol because he gat smacked in his head and didn’t even get a call? Hoodlum, huh? I think you’re confused as to what a hoodlum is. And you’re just expressing your personal feelings towards another man.

  14. ocdn says:
    November 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm
    Devante Adams is a total hoodlum, second incident this year. What a disrespectful punk, it’s very clear why the Packers dumped him. Crystal Clear!
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    And the Packers didn’t “dump” him. They offered him a contract and I bet right now they’re wishing they would have offered him more because what they currently have as a team is below average. Now THAT is Crystal Clear! Seems like you have a lot of hate towards a man that doesn’t even know you exist. Just kind of weird, don’t you think?

  15. bird2urmother says:
    November 26, 2022 at 6:18 pm
    ocdn says:
    November 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm
    Devante Adams is a total hoodlum, second incident this year. What a disrespectful punk, it’s very clear why the Packers dumped him. Crystal Clear!

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    A hoodlum? Lol because he gat smacked in his head and didn’t even get a call? Hoodlum, huh? I think you’re confused as to what a hoodlum is. And you’re just expressing your personal feelings towards another man.

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    It was pointed out above that he pushed an NFL employee a few weeks ago.

    No one is confused but you, Adams acts like a disrespectful, bad attitude knucklehead. Similar to a gang member. Hoodlum is a movie, you should watch it to help you understand better.

  16. bird2urmother says:
    November 26, 2022 at 6:22 pm
    ocdn says:
    November 26, 2022 at 6:05 pm
    Devante Adams is a total hoodlum, second incident this year. What a disrespectful punk, it’s very clear why the Packers dumped him. Crystal Clear!
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    And the Packers didn’t “dump” him. They offered him a contract and I bet right now they’re wishing they would have offered him more because what they currently have as a team is below average. Now THAT is Crystal Clear! Seems like you have a lot of hate towards a man that doesn’t even know you exist. Just kind of weird, don’t you think?

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    Seems like you have a lot of energy invested in defending a man that doesn’t know you…..that’s for sure kind of weird!

  17. The hit/blatant foul occurred right in front of the official and he didn’t throw his flag. If he didn’t see it he should be fired for incompetence, if he chose not to throw the flag for an obvious foul he should be fired for bias. Lack of accountability for the officials insures that this crap will never improve. For those who say the officials are graded on every play I call BS given the fact that the worst umpire(Jerome Boger) called a SB.

  18. 99.9 % of posters on here are CLUELESS about the game of football. They understand about 1 10th of whatbthey think they do.

    They will never have a clue as to about how hard it is at ANY level to get competent refs… much less NFL ones which are the top of the tops and get WAY more right than wrong.

    I coach… and I will tell you this… they won’t stand for verbal abuse of a ref at any level… Pop Warner, High School, College or Pro..

    If you do it…it means one thing. You are completely and utterly undisciplined. You will NEVER win by verbally abusing ref.

  19. For any Packers fans calling Davante overrated or “needing Rodgers,” just keep in mind he’s having a career year with a horrible, dysfunctional Raiders squad and struggling Derek Carr this year, leading the league in TDs and 4th in the league in yards. At his current pace, he could definitely break his personal bests for both yards and TDs even for a 16-game season. Davante’s certainly made some poor decisions this year, but you could argue he’s carrying the offense and certainly that he looks far more valuable to his respective offense than Aaron Rodgers does to his own.

  20. birds of a feather says:
    November 26, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    Wonder if he still thinks Carr is better than Rodgers?

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    not sure if you’ve looked at their stats, but carr is outplaying rodgers in a far tougher conference and division. they also have virtually the same record (raiders have played one less game).

  21. cakesw says:
    November 26, 2022 at 7:48 pm
    99.9 % of posters on here are CLUELESS about the game of football. They understand about 1 10th of whatbthey think they do.

    They will never have a clue as to about how hard it is at ANY level to get competent refs… much less NFL ones which are the top of the tops and get WAY more right than wr

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    Walt Anderson & Perry Fewell, is that you? Astroturf doesn’t look good on you.

  22. I watched DeVante in GB for 10 years. Class guy and often took a beating. Maybe moving west with all those snowflake seltzer-sipping “fans” has affected him.

  23. It shows disrespect for the coach and the organization. Adams knows better. He’s usually not doing senseless things that hurt his team. Whether he gets fined or not means nothing.

  24. milkcan44 says:
    November 26, 2022 at 8:56 pm
    I watched DeVante in GB for 10 years. Class guy and often took a beating. Maybe moving west with all those snowflake seltzer-sipping “fans” has affected him.

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    Or he got hit in the head as a defenseless receiver and wasn’t very happy about it to begin with. No flag just made him being targeted even worse.

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