Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams has been charged with misdemeanor assault in the Municipal Court of Kansas City. This comes after Adams was seen pushing a cameraman following the team’s loss in Week Five to the Kansas City Cheifs on Monday Night Football. It was announced on Tuesday morning that a police report had been filed and that the NFL was investigating the incident. Wednesday morning revealed the charge. The NFL is still weighing potential disciplinary action against Adams for the incident.
Official: Raiders’ WR Davante Adams was charged this morning in the Municipal Court of Kansas City with Misdemeanor assault. pic.twitter.com/l9FBWNT6eq
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 12, 2022
Raiders’ WR Davante Adams moments after the Raiders loss to the Chiefs: pic.twitter.com/lEjoOHS7x2
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 11, 2022
The Las Vegas Raiders fell to 1-4 after the loss on Monday Night Football and it seems that frustrations are starting to boil over with the team. This season as a member of the Raiders, Davante Adams has caught 29 passes for 414 yards and five touchdowns on 54 targets. Despite his top-level play, the Raiders are still losing games. Adams did tweet out an apology following the incident on Monday Night Football.
Sorry to the guy I pushed over after the game. Obviously very frustrated at the way the game ended and when he ran infront of me as I exited that was my reaction and I felt horrible immediately. Thats not me..MY APOLOGIES man hope you see this.
— Davante Adams (@tae15adams) October 11, 2022
The situation will now play out in the legal system as well as the NFL review process. Davante Adams will have to go through both processes and deal with the fallout afterward. We here at Def Pen Sports will update the story when more information becomes available.