A couple of days ago, we learned Miami Dolphins LB Raekwon McMillan got a stern talking-to from a referee who told him “stay off” Tom Brady following what appeared to be a perfectly legal hit.
It’s not exactly a secret that the NFL wants to protect its quarterbacks—especially its marquee ones—but anyone who’s watched a game recently (including Brady himself) knows that the officials seem to be a little too liberal when it comes to throwing a flag when the passer is ever-so-slightly roughed up.
I get it—the NFL wants to put asses in the seats and get eyes on televisions sets and it’s hard to do that when you have the likes of Mason Rudolph and David Fales starting games in the pocket due to injuries.
However, it’s safe to say the league is taking things a bit too far.
It’s safe to say Adams wasn’t happy based on his reaction but there was apparently at least one person who wasn’t happy with his reaction: Adams’ mom.
On Thursday, Adams spoke with the press and revealed he’d been scolded by his mom for labeling the fine “bullshit” instead of opting for something a little less profane.
Of course, his mom wasn’t the one who was docked $21,000 and I think the average person would agree “bullshit” is a pretty good way to sum up Adams’ situation.
Maybe he should have gone with “bullcrap” instead.