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Davante Adams sued after pushing photographer following loss to Chiefs

Davante Adams shoves a cameraman after a loss to the Chiefs last season. (Photo by Jeff Bottari / Getty Images)

Las Vegas Raiders receiver Davante Adams avoided suspension last season after pushing a cameraman to the ground after a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, but he could still be penalized for the incident. cameraman filed a civil suit Adams against the Chiefs and Raiders on Thursday, according to the Kansas City Star.

The incident occurred after the Chiefs defeated the Raiders 30–29 last season at Arrowhead Stadium. Las Vegas had a chance on a last-second drive that could have won the contest, but Adams collided with Raiders receiver Hunter Renfro on a fourth-down play that ended the comeback attempt.

As Adams headed towards the tunnel, a cameraman passed in front of Adams as he was leaving the field. Adams wrestled the man to the ground. After the game, Adams apologized in a tweet, saying that he was disappointed and “feeling terrible.” Adams later deleted that tweet.

According to the civil suit, the cameraman said he feared for his life after the incident. He also said that he had been diagnosed with injury symptoms, had been harassed online and had received death threats. He’s suing Adams for battery.

The man has been seeking damages for liability from the Raiders since Adams was hired. Chiefs and two other companies have been named in the suit for not providing adequate security to prevent the situation from occurring.

After the brawl, Adams was charged with a misdemeanor. That case is still ongoing. Adams is ready to Appear in court on June 26According to the Kansas City Star.

The NFL initially did not issue a penalty against Adams, instead opting to wait until the legal matter was resolved. It is possible that Adams could still face a fine or suspension from the NFL, depending on the outcome of the misdemeanor charge and civil suit.



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