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Martellus Bennett responds to Jets rookie willing to die on field

01 August, 2017, 22:11 | Author: Carla Brady
  • Jamal Adams #33 of the New York Jets

That prompted these responses on Twitter from former Texas A&M and Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett, now with the Green Bay Packers.

During a fan forum at the team's training camp complex, New York Jets rookie safety Jamal Adams made a comment that raised eyebrows and drew cheers from some of the spectators in attendance.

New York Jetsrookie safety Jamal Adams was asked about CTE and player safety at an event this morning.

"Literally, if I had the ideal place to die, I'd die on the field", Adams said, according to ESPN.

Obviously you have the rookie Adams claiming he would die on the football field. "I think the fans understood the emotion of what he was saying".

"I hope All (sic) these young cats that are willing to die for the game of football find a higher objective in life", Bennett said. NFL players are particularly susceptible and Adams was asked about making the game of football safer to lessen the chances of CTE later in life. We live and breathe [football]. "This is what we're so passionate about", he said (via NJ.com).

Meanwhile, Glenn Foley, the former Jets quarterback, says he read Adams' comments, but that to Foley, it was more Adams making "an uneducated statement". "Looking back on everything, I think, in this business, you're constantly making decisions about moving forward". She adds that the two children she had with Strzelczyk were at times scared of their father's volatile behavior when they were younger.

Via Christian Red of the New York Daily News, the ex-wife of the late Steelers offensive lineman Justin Strzelczyk had some harsh words after hearing the Jets rookie's remarks.

The amount of money the sport generates for the owners and sponsors will surely keep the National Football League chugging along as players' health is sacrificed along the way. "And I think because of all the advancements, including the medical care, that number is going to even increase for them". This is not a badge of honor for the gladiator who played 13 years in the National Football League or two weeks.