4:12 PM ET
SEATTLE — Before Jamal Adams gets paid this offseason, he’ll have to get surgery.
More than one, in fact.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that the Pro Bowl strong safety will have surgery soon to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury he played through in the team’s 30-20 wild-card loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Adams also needs surgery on two broken fingers on his left hand, according to Carroll, but not on the right shoulder he injured in Week 10.
All this comes as Adams and the Seahawks head toward a contract negotiation.
“Jamal had an incredible role this season,” Carroll said. “The juice that he brought, the competitiveness, the attitude of toughness, you just couldn’t miss him. He was banged up a good part of the season. He was hurt and he played really hurt in this last game and he found a way to do it. There was a question: Is he going to be able to play effectively enough to let him play? But his will was so strong and he just wouldn’t be denied on it and I wanted him