Seahawks lose Jamal Adams for remainder of season

A shoulder injury requiring surgery will prevent the strong safety from finishing the season for Seattle

The safety of Seattle Seahawks, Jamal Adams, requires surgery for a torn labrum and that will end his season, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday.

Adams suffered the injury in the second period of Sunday’s victory against the San Francisco 49ers, and looked emotional on the side, once he left the game. When he returned to the bench in street clothes in the third period, he shared a long hug with his position coach, Andre Curtis.

The head coach Pete Carroll He initially referred to the injury as a “sprain” after Sunday’s game. Adams He suffered a similar injury to his left labrum last season, but continued to play throughout the postseason before undergoing offseason surgery.

AdamsThe 26-year-old had not yet recorded a catch in 2021 after imposing a mark of the NFL for defensive backs last season with 9.5 in 12 games. He had two interceptions in a three-game span of the season, including one to Aaron Rodgers in Week 10 which was if first with the Seahawks.

His 87 total tackles are third for the team, while his four tackles for loss tie him for second.

The Seahawks they acquired Adams in July 2020 in a big bill exchange with the New York Jets, giving up a package of draft picks that included his next two first-round at-bats in what has probably been the most reckless trade the franchise has ever made under Carroll and the general manager John schneider. Signed to Adams to a four-year, $ 70 million extension last August that made him the highest-paid safety in the league. NFL.

Adams missed only two games in his three seasons with New York, but he will have missed nine in his first nine in Seattle. A groin injury sidelined him for four games last year. He played despite injuries to both shoulders in 2020 – including a labrum that required surgery – as well as two fractured fingers that also required surgery and a hyperextended elbow.

Ryan neal, a fourth-year player, replaced Adams as a strong safety last year, and again in the second half of Seattle about San Francisco on Sunday.

NFL Network first reported the procedure for Adams that would end his campaign.

Information from Brady Henderson was used in the writing of this note.