Giants’ Landon Collins on Eli Apple: ‘He’s a cancer’

Wew york’s season of discontent rages on.

Giants safety Landon Collins spent the day after Christmas unloading on a fellow teammate over Gotham-based radio waves.

“That first choose, he’s a most cancers,” Collins said of cornerback Eli Apple on ESPN the big apple, per The NY put up.

Earlier than capping his comments with that warmth-searching for a punchline, Collins dug in on Apple, announcing: “best one corner … that desires to develop up and all of us understand who that is. that would be the best character i might change out of our secondary organization. except the opposite men, [Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie] and [Janoris Jenkins], i like the ones guys. They play difficult; they love what they do.”

“There’s one corner that has to establish [himself] and needs to grow, and we all know who that is,” Collins said. “That would be the only person I would change out of our secondary group. The other two guys — DRC [Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie] and Jack Rabbit [Janoris Jenkins] — I love those two guys. They play hard. They love what they do. But, that first pick, he’s a cancer.”

Apple has battled with coaches and teammates at some stage in his second NFL season. the quilt man became additionally quickly demoted in October for bad conduct at some point of practice. further, Dan Duggan of reported that Apple “almost bolted from the crew’s facility after he was criticized in a film consultation.”

While Collins lately advised reporters that he went out of his manner to encourage Apple, the cornerback denied it, announcing: “I talked to Brandon Marshall, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie — DRC is continually an awesome character to talk to because he type of went via the equal element whilst he turned into around my age.”

Asked approximately Collins, Apple actually said: “Landon, no.”

It is clear all isn’t always proper with ny’s first-spherical select from a season ago. happily, this Giants campaign will come to an stop on Sunday. they may have a hazard subsequent September to proper the ship, however it is each person’s wager if Apple may be alongside for the experience.