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Davante Adams is angry about Thomas Davis’ dirty hit to his head, and rightfully so

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Adams has every reason to be unhappy about the hit that concussed him on Sunday.

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On Sunday, Davante Adams was knocked out of a game by a dirty hit for the second time this season, as Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis took him out on an interception return.

Davis led with his helmet, making forcible contact with Adams’ helmet while he was turned the other way in an effort to chase down safety Colin Jones, who had the football. Adams was concussed by the hit and did not return to the game, and his status for Saturday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings is in doubt.

Meanwhile, Davis only received a personal foul penalty, remaining in the game to make a few big plays later in the contest to help seal the Panthers’ victory.

Of course, Adams was taken out on a similar head-to-head collision earlier this season, when Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan took out the defenseless receiver over the middle.

On Monday morning, Adams took to Twitter to express his displeasure about the hits he has taken this season, particularly the one from Davis on Sunday. Take a look:

It’s tough to argue Adams’ point here; even if a player says he “did not intend to cause harm,” that’s not enough. Players need to actively ensure that they are not causing harm rather than apologizing after the fact.

Here’s hoping that Adams gets fully healthy prior to his return to the field — whenever that is.

UPDATE: Thomas Davis tweeted out a response to Adams' comments later et on Monday. Read his response here: