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NFL investigating Davante Adams pushing cameraman after Raiders loss to Chiefs

Las Vegas wide receiver could face NFL punishment for the shove.

Las Vegas Raiders v Kansas City Chiefs Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images

UPDATED at 1:44 p.m. PT, Oct. 11: ESPN reports the NFL is taking its time with the Davante Adams investigation because the Raiders don’t play this weekend.

UPDATED at 9:43 a.m. PT, Oct. 11: Kansas City police have confirmed a police report has been filed against Davante Adams after Monday night’s incident.

UPDATE: NFL Media is reporting the Davante Adams could be suspended or fined by the league for his actions Monday night.

After a frustrating 30-29 defeat at the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night, Las Vegas Raiders’ star Davante Adams was involved in an ugly moment as he was seen on camera pushing a cameraman as he headed to the locker room.

The cameraman didn’t appear to be doing anything wrong and Adams appeared to be unforgiving as he continued to the locker room. It wouldn’t be surprising if the NFL disciplined Adams for his actions.

Adams reportedly apologized to the man shortly later.

This type of incident is out of character for the nine-season veteran. Adams is known for being a high-character player with a pristine public image. It was clearly an emotional time for the Raiders’ new receiver as the team fell to 1-4.

Adams, who scored two long touchdowns in the game, collided with fellow Las Vegas receiver Hunter Renfrow on the final play of the game as Derek Carr’s pass fell incomplete. Adams was clearly upset on the Raiders’ sideline after the game and it boiled over on his way off the field.

In his press conference Tuesday, Las Vegas coach Josh McDaniels said the team will comply with the NFL’s investigation, but he also said the team stands by Adams as a person.

“I don’t know that, in terms of like what may or may not come. I’m aware of what I’m aware of at this point, which honestly isn’t too much,” McDaniels said. “I mean, I know what happened and those kinds of things. I’ve spoken to Davante. I support Davante wholeheartedly as a human being, as a person. He’s a great guy. I know that was an unfortunate situation. We obviously don’t want any of our guys to be doing anything like that. He knows that. He’s very well aware of that. But I know the person, I don’t think there was any intent behind it on his part. But whatever they ask of us, whatever they need from us, obviously we will comply. I’m not sure exactly where we’re at, at this moment, but we’re kind of wait and see at this point.”