Adam's own future has been on the agenda, defeat to Newcastle was only his second start in the Premier League this campaign, coming just 48 hours after his first – a 5-0 defeat at Chelsea.
The 32-year-old midfielder wants to stop and play his own part in pulling the Potters out of the fire.
“My situation is that when I'm not playing I want to be playing," he said.
“I want to play and if I'm not playing here I find it difficult. But I'm here for the fight, I'm up for helping us get out of a relegation scrap because that's what we're in. We're in a dog fight and we need the right players to get us out of that mess.
“If I'm playing I feel like I can contribute and get us out of this trouble."