Panthers LB Thomas Davis suspended for 2 games for safety rule violation

Thomas Davis Suspended Two Games For Teeing Off At Davante Adams's Head

Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will reportedly be suspended for his head shot on Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams during Sunday's game.

Adams suffered a concussion Sunday from the helmet-to-helmet hit that wasn't near the play.

Davis plans to appeal his suspension, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Adams, a standout for the Bulldogs and a favorite target for quarterback Derek Carr in 2012 and 2013, was able to walk off the field on his own.

"Somebody please explain to me what I wasnt trying to hurt him means when we nowhere near the play and u lead with ya head and ear hole a defensive player", Adams tweeted. Davis was fined just over $48,000 earlier this season for an illegal hit on Buccaneers wide out Adam Humphries.

Davis had been fined for a hit against Chicago earlier this season, so the National Football League considered him a repeat offender. "I truly respect you as a player and I made a mistake!" Davis is expected to appeal the suspension. "And I think you have to look at the person". The emphasis right there was when you get an interception, you're really trying to set the wall.

Davis will miss the December 24 game vs. Tampa Bay in Charlotte and the December 31 game at Atlanta.

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