Sport Jets' Jamal Adams wins fine appeal for hit on Browns' Baker Mayfield
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Turns out Jamal Adams' rant blasting the NFL was somewhat justified.
, which cited an unidentified source, the Jets safety won his appeal of a $21,056 fine for a late hit on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield last month in their Week 2 matchup.
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Adams had criticized the league in aafter he received the sanction, and apparently appeals officer Derrick Brooks agreed and decided to rescind it.
"This league is a damn joke!" Adams wrote at the time. "I just got fined $21k for this hit, I signed up to play football not two hand touch. Bull—! I don’t give a damn about these soft rules protecting QBs. Im gonna play MY brand of football everytime I step on the field. SMH."
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Jamal Adams really got fined 21k for this hit— Football Is Life (@FootbaIl_Tweets)
The 23-year-old had five total tackles against Cleveland but said in an interview he was benched late in the game.
"I tried to anticipate a play, which I anticipated wrong, and I was benched," Adams. "It happens. I just got to continue to do my job to the best of my ability as well as help lead the guys around me. I don't really know why or what was the reason. I made the penalty, and they took me out, so I'm not upset. Well, I am upset that I wanted to finish the game, but I obviously didn't finish the game. It is what it is.
"I made a bonehead mistake. One thing about me is that I'm always going to finish the game regardless. It doesn't matter what's going on. I'm out there to hunt. That's just how I am."
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Jamal’s Adams get fined $21,000 for this hit on Baker Mayfield
UNDISPUTED | Jamal Adams upset about $21k fine for late hit on Baker Mayfield
UNDISPUTED | Jamal Adams upset about $21k fine for late hit on Baker Mayfield.