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Rival Report 1/15: Antonio Brown out vs Broncos, Adam "Pacman" Jones owes an apology

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In one of the most bizarre responses to a seriously injured player ever, Adam "Pacman" Jones accused Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown of faking his injury in their heated Wild Card game last Saturday. Then Pacman doubled down in an interview with Jets receiver and Inside the NFL correspondent Brandon Marshall by saying that he would only apologize to Antonio Brown if he missed this weekend's playoff game because of his concussion.

Well, the news has come down that Antonio Brown will indeed miss this weekend's game against the Denver Broncos so I guess Jones is officially on the clock for an apology. Not only was it an outrageous claim on an obviously dirty hit to Antonio Brown to begin with, but now it is absolutely certain that no faking was involved with the Steelers receiver missing his teams huge playoff game the following week.

Raiders fans don't need to be reminded of the type of player that Adam Jones is, we remember his assault on Amari Cooper in Week 1 where he removed Cooper's helmet in order to slam his head down upon it. Given the obviously classless player that Adam Jones is it would be quite a surprise to hear him actually apologize to Brown for his accusations.

It's just one more item on a long list of idiocy from Adam Jones, and you can bet that list will continue to grow as long as Jones is in the NFL. The hit that injured Antonio Brown wasn't even from Pacman, it was LB Vontaze Burfict that concussed him. However, Jones has continued to call out Brown needlessly about his injury after the game was long over. I guess tag teaming with Burfict to cause their team to lose a playoff game in an absurd fashion wasn't enough for Jones, he had to further embarrass himself and his team for good measure afterwards too.

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