Pack’s Adams OK af­ter ‘bru­tal hit’

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Pack­ers wide re­ceiver

tweeted Fri­day that he was at home and “feel­ing great” a day af­ter tak­ing a fright­en­ing hit from Bears line­backer

Adams was taken off the field on a stretcher with about 4 min­utes left in the third quar­ter of Thurs­day night’s 35-14 win over the Bears af­ter get­ting hit in the head dur­ing a tackle by Tre­vathan.

The Pack­ers said he was con­scious and taken to a hos­pi­tal for eval­u­a­tion for pos­si­ble head and neck in­juries, and that he had feel­ing in all of his ex­trem­i­ties.

Tre­vathan was called for an un­nec­es­sary rough­ness penalty fol­low­ing Adams’ 8-yard catch but wasn’t ejected and any fine wouldn’t come to light un­til next week.

“Bru­tal coach said. “It’s a hel­met-to-hel­met hit. Da­vante was in a com­pro­mised po­si­tion. Ob­vi­ously, like ev­ery­thing in our game, it’s eval­u­ated, and I’m sure there will be con­tin­ued con­ver­sa­tion go­ing on through the chan­nels long past to­day.” hit,” Pack­ers No wrongdoing: The head of Las Ve­gas po­lice says of­fi­cers acted ap­pro­pri­ately and pro­fes­sion­ally de­tain­ing Sea­hawks de­fen­sive end af­ter a re­port of gun­fire at an af­ter-hours club on the Las Ve­gas Strip. Clark County Sher­iff Joe

said re­views of hun­dreds of videos, in­clud­ing po­lice body-worn cam­eras, found no ev­i­dence that of­fi­cers racially pro­filed Ben­nett or used ex­ces­sive force.

Lom­bardo says noth­ing has been found to sup­port Ben­nett’s al­le­ga­tion, made on Twit­ter, that an of­fi­cer put a gun to his head and threat­ened to blow his head off. Walker threat­ened: The Ti­tans in­formed the league about the death threats to Pro Bowl tight end

and his fam­ily be­cause of the an­them protests. The league said its se­cu­rity de­part­ment is in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

Walker dis­closed the threats Thurs­day night in a post shared on so­cial me­dia. Walker told fans up­set by the protests that they didn’t have to go to the games if they felt dis­re­spected. Ex­tra points: The league fined Gi­ants WR

$12,154 for mim­ick­ing a dog uri­nat­ing dur­ing a touch­down cel­e­bra­tion against the Ea­gles. ... The un­beaten Fal­cons will be with­out four starters Sun­day when they host the Bills: S ( con­cus­sion), LB (ham­string),

(con- T cus­sion) and DL

( an­kle/ knee). ... Browns rookie DE Myles

(right an­kle), the No. 1 over­all pick in the draft, is listed as ques­tion­able to make his de­but Sun­day against the Ben­gals. ... Jets RB Matt (turf toe) won’t play against the Jaguars. . . . Car­di­nals G will un­dergo surgery to re­move a bone spur in his tri­ceps area and is ex­pected to be side­lined at least eight weeks. ... The 49ers signed CB to a three-year con­tract ex­ten­sion through the 2020 sea­son. ... Los An­ge­les pros­e­cu­tors said Raiders CB pleaded not guilty to beat­ing his sis­ter’s boyfriend in July.

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