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People react to Danny Trevathan’s brutal hit against Packers

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Thursday Night was the weekly “Color Rush” game in the NFL, where two teams take center stage to kick off the NFL’s new week. Last night it was the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers that took center stage. Many of us Cats fans know that we had two players involved in this game, Randall Cobb for Green Bay and Danny Trevathan for Chicago. This morning, Trevathan made national headlines, unfortunately for the wrong reasons.

Last night with 4:42 left in the third quarter, the Packers were on the 12-yard line trying to get a score on a third and goal play. Rodgers threw the ball into the middle of the field to Davante Adams, where he gets wrapped up by a Chicago player. Before the whistle blew, Trevathan came in and hit Adams on a brutal helmet-to-helmet blow. Trevathan got hammered with a targeting penalty, but was not ejected. Should he have been? I’ll let you be the judge.

Adams was taken to the hospital after the play and it would be later reported that he was conscious and had movement in all his extremities.

He later tweeted that he was home and recovering just fine:

After the game, when asked about the hit Trevathan said, “I was just trying to make a play, it wasn’t intentional I was just trying to hustle to the ball and do my job.” He would later go on to say he would try to reach out to Adams and apologize.

Here was his entire post-game interview:

Fans on Twitter were not happy with the former Wildcat by any means:

NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport confirmed that the hit will be reviewed for suspension:

I think it’s safe to assume that Trevathan did not mean to make such a brutal hit as he was just trying to make a play through the whistle. With that said, it is extremely likely Trevathan will get slapped with a multiple-game suspension for

Thoughts and prayers to Davante Adams for a speedy recovery.

Article written by Brent Wainscott

Twitter: @BrentWainscott_

12 Comments for People react to Danny Trevathan’s brutal hit against Packers



  1. syrin23
    12:12 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

    Was it a hard hit? Yes. Was it dirty or intentional? No. Go back and watch some of the hits receivers took going over the middle ROUTINELY back in the 80’s. Perspective. The snow flakes don’t have any.



    • Cletis75
      1:35 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

      Obviously you have no clue what leading with the crown of the helmet is. In the 80’s it was called spearing. It was illegal then also.



    • SLICKRlCK
      3:13 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

      You are ABSOLUTELY RIGHT. Football is turning into a soft sport



    • bdmnky81
      10:02 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

      Considering snowflake is a term that gets tossed around by those that are equally as easily offended as the targets of said ridicule, i would start slacking of on that term a bit. And if you want some perspective, the original founders/players of the game scoff at you and your pathetic helmets and pads. Real men just need a fluffy sweater and leather cap.



    • Eazy
      10:09 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

      Lol, exactly. Actually they get more offended than the so called snowflakes. Just look at their clown leader. He’s the most think skinned of all. As for the hit…it was dirty and if you think it’s fine to have brain damage send your son out there. Although he probably sucks because he’s a scrawny white boy. Don’t comment on issues unless you’re a former NFL player which I think we all know you’re not.



  2. INCALWETRUST
    6:30 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

    I agree football has gotten soft. He would have got an attaboy back in my day. As far as how long a suspension is, I have solution. If you are flagged for a hit, and the player you hit goes out, that is how long you are out. If that is one play , one game, six weeks, up to the rest of the year.



    • SLICKRlCK
      9:37 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

      In some ways I agree with you about the suspension but one hit shouldn’t cost you a year long suspension I think the fair way to do it if it was that way would be to make them sit out maybe half of the amount of injury if it is serious



  3. bdmnky81
    9:59 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

    He should be suspended. Not because it was dirty, because it wasnt, not because the guy got hurt, that happens every game. He should be suspended because that is how the rule is written. This IS a new age of football. Danny came up through the process under an older version and needs to continue to adapt. It was a good hit under the old system and the NFL/ESPN would have made lots of money by slapping it on a “hardest hits” special edition dvd. But we are not there anymore.



  4. Eazy
    10:13 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

    I love how all these people comment on hits but aren’t and most likely never were NFL players. You don’t care because the majority of these players are black. If it was your son you’d care. Don’t comment on something you aren’t participating in. You all are pathetic. Oh, and F Drumpf. Politically correct enough for you uneducated crackers.



    • UKrailbird
      11:18 am September 30, 2017 Permalink

      So, who did you play for in the NFL that qualifies you to comment?

      Oh, that’s what I thought. Then, STFU!

      And playing the race card in your last comment is disgusting!



  5. UKfanman01
    2:11 pm September 30, 2017 Permalink

    It doesn’t surprise me the far left KSR would allow such a derogatory and inflammatory remark. If someone were to use the coveted “N” word their account would permanately be banned. As far as the NFL goes, around 90% of their fans are white. UFC fighters take much harder hits than these NFL players and get paid a lot less. You don’t want to get hit hard try a non contact sport



  6. bdmnky81
    4:40 pm September 30, 2017 Permalink

    Just because somebody is “left” of your political position, doesnt really mean they are far left. The N word is not coveted, except by tiki torch carriers. Please site your source for the nfl fanbase demogra poo hic breakdown. UFC fighters do not take harder hits than NFL players. It is physically and mathematically impossible for even brock lesner to produce the amount force in a punch or kick that a 245-325 defensive lineman or linebacker running full speed into a offensive player produces.