Panthers LB Thomas Davis suspended for 2 games for safety rule violation

Packers WR Davante Adams diagnosed with another concussion

It didn't take long for the National Football League to hand down a punishment for Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis, who knocked Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams out of the game Sunday with an illegal, helmet-to-helmet hit on a blindside block following an interception.

Adams was able to walk off under his own power, unlike after the concussion he suffered against the Bears in Week 4, when Chicago linebacker knocked him out. "Game is already unsafe enough and we got Pro Bowl players out here head hunting and saying they 'didn't mean to harm me, '" Adams tweeted. Adams left the game early due to an apparent concussion. On Monday, Twitter became his medium of choice to express his displeasure about the "head hunting" from Davis.

"Not the type to rant but when u go through this (expletive) twice in a year it takes a lil toll on u so excuse me".

"I understand your frustration and I do apologize for the hit!"




He may be genuinely sorry about what he did, but that won't save linebacker Thomas Davis from a big fine and a suspension.

For what it's worth, Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks doesn't think the hit on Adams warranted a suspension. We know Thomas is a class act.

As of right now, Davis will miss Week 16 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Week 17 against the Atlanta Falcons.

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