Doug Martin will finish serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy this upcoming season, but when he returns his starting position might not be available.
“I don’t even know what to say. This guy (Adams) doesn’t know what’s coming down the pipeline,” McMahon told the Daily News. “He has no idea what dealing with someone who has CTE is like.”
Many were outraged, including the ex-wife of late Steelers offensive lineman Justin Strzelczyk, who was diagnosed with the disease after his 2004 death.
“Honestly, I really didn’t see it getting that far,” Adams told reporters after practice, via ESPN.com. “I was speaking about being passionate about the game that I love. I understand that some families were affected by this disease. I definitely didn’t mean it in any type of way.”
Adams said Jets coach Todd Bowles told him to clear up the situation, and Adams also said he talked to his dad, former NFL player George Adams.
“When you see something that’s blown up, that’s on First Take and ESPN, I think it should be addressed,” Jamal Adams said. “My words were simply that I’m very passionate about what I do.”
“I said at the beginning [of the forum] … I’m all about making the game Cheap Jerseys China safer. I understand CTE and the symptoms and whatnot, and how families are affected by it, but it’s simply about passion.”
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“We can’t isolate; it’s the worth thing in the world for a man to do,” Irvin says in the video (below). “When we talk, we find out that we all go through some of the same issues, and you may be able to talk to someone that has been in the issue that you’re in and has come out of it and they can tell you how to come out of it.”