Seahawks Star Jamal Adams Won’t Apologize for Controversial Post
Jamal Adams of the Seattle Seahawks continues to dig his own hole. After receiving immediate condemnation for harassing SNYtv reporter Connor Hughes' wife on X, then known as Twitter, Adams stood firm five days later.
Adams, who inked a four-year, $70.5 million contract with the Seahawks in 2021, claims he has been feuding with this reporter for years.
"At the end of the day, [Hughes] knows from my previous history that we don't like each other," Adams remarked, according to Matt Calkins of The Seattle Times.
"He's been saying a couple things since the trade [from the New York Jets in 2020], and obviously it's been occurring before that, and I just got tired of it... My ultimate goal, whether it was uncalled for or not, was to get him to stop responding to me."
"I'm sorry I had to bring her into this." But, in the end, the ultimate purpose was to capture him."
The vast majority of fans and commentators chastised Adams for taking such a cheap shot when Hughes was only commenting on an NFL play.
Tight end Jake Ferguson of the Dallas Cowboys beat Adams' coverage for a 14-yard score. Hughes captioned a video of the score, "Yikes."
"It's usually the athlete who crosses the line when he answers," Adams remarked, "but at the end of the day, disrespect is disrespect, whatever you want to take it... When I hit that tweet, I knew I wasn't in it to win it.
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