Davante Adams called out Buccaneers’ safety Antoine Winfield Jr. after he mocked receiver Tyreek Hill in the Super Bowl. Here’s what Davante Adams had to say-
The Buccaneers are the Super Bowl 55 champions. The Buccaneers defense was solid, but fans also saw lots of tension on the field.
Davante Adams calls Antoine Winfield Jr. a “salty boy” and exposes him on social media.
Davante Adams exposed Winfield Jr. on a recent post on twitter, here’s what he said:
“He still gave yall 200 in a quarter salty boy”
DAVANTE ADAMS OUT OF NOWHERE!
Was Winfield out of line? pic.twitter.com/uFJSZOswuY
— Hidden Gems (@HiddenSportGems) February 8, 2021
There was more to this tweet, but Adams later deleted the post. Adams also called Winfield’s actions to be “lame”.
Why did Antoine Winfield Jr. taunt Tyreek Hill?
Tyreek Hill dusted the Bucs defense in the regular season with more than 200 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns in the first half of the game. However, Winfield Jr. locked Hill up in the Super Bowl.
Antoine Winfield Jr. got his revenge against Tyreek 👀 pic.twitter.com/PPwFxvYJBB
— ESPN (@espn) February 8, 2021
Hill celebrated his touchdowns by mocking the Bucs defense with the ‘Peace sign’. Winfield did it to Hill in the Super Bowl as revenge.
How well did Antoine Winfield Jr. do against Tyreek Hill in the Super Bowl?
The rookie locked down Tyreek Hill in the Super Bowl. Here are a few stats from their matchup:
- Tyreek Hill was targeted only twice and had 0 receptions against Winfield
- Winfield had 1 interception and 1 pass break up as well against Hill
- Winfield allowed a 0.0 passer rating when covering Hill
It’s safe to say the rookie did his job in the Super Bowl, locking up Hill who is dubbed as the fastest receiver in the NFL and is nicknamed the ‘Cheetah’.