Trevathan was suspended for an illegal hit on Packers wide receiver Davante Adams.

By Daniel Rapaport
October 03, 2017

Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan's suspension for a brutal hit on Packers receiver Davante Adams has been reduced from two games to one, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The appeal was heard by Hall of Fame linebacker Derrick Brooks, who was jointly appointed by the NFL and the NFL Players Association.

Trevathan was flagged for a personal foul but was not ejected for his hit on Thursday night. He launched head-first into Adams, who was already being dragged toward the ground, and Adams' head snapped back. The game was stopped for about five minutes before Adams was carried off the field and diagnosed with a concussion. 

Shortly after the game, Adams said he was "feeling great" a day after the hit and could play on Sunday vs. the Cowboys. 

"I regret the level I hit him at," Trevathan, 27, said of the hit. "But you got to understand I had momentum, and I was just trying to make a play."

Trevathan will now be eligible to return in Week 6, when the Bears play at the Ravens. 

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