The NFL has decided on a punishment for Danny Trevathan.
The Chicago Bears linebacker delivered a brutal hit on Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams during the Bears’ 35-14 loss on “Thursday Night Football.” Adams was carted off Lambeau Field, and eventually diagnosed with a concussion.
Trevathan was suspended Saturday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Here’s how long he’ll be out:
Clearly, the NFL didn’t buy Trevathan’s defense.
Whether the hit was intentional or not, the NFL really needed to dish out some form of punishment in hopes of discouraging these types of hits. However, some people, especially the person who updated Trevathan’s Wikipedia page, clearly believe there was intent behind the tackle.
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