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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Davante Adams made no apologies for his desire to play — and even play hurt — but the Green Bay Packers receiver admitted that frustration led to his since-deleted tweet on the morning of his team’s most recent game Oct. 5 against the Falcons, when Adams said it was the team’s decision — not his — to hold him out.
“It’s not too much to read into it to say I was frustrated,” Adams said Wednesday. “Obviously, I’m a competitor. I think everybody knows that. Everybody knows what I’m about and how I play football. I don’t necessarily, obviously, understand what the club’s interest [is] and everything that goes with it.
“But being a competitor, like I said, and me being who I am and how I’m wired, even if I’m not 100 percent, which I said obviously at that point I felt great to play. But even if I’m not 100 percent, I mean, I’ve played few football games feeling 100 percent. So at the end of the day, a lot of that factored into the decision.”
Although Adams did not put a percentage on his hamstring Wednesday,