Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie gave his greatest needs Thursday to Donte Deayon, the undrafted free agent nook out of Boise State who was signed off the apply squad and certain will make his NFL debut Sunday in Denver instead of his suspended mentor.
“Undoubtedly bittersweet, however I’ve talked to Cro,” Deayon, 23, advised the Every day Information Thursday. “He is excited for me. I’m as properly, and I am gonna take advantage of it.”
In the meantime, get a load of Ben McAdoo, whose coverage on Thursdays this season has been to reply pre-submitted questions from the media by means of a group worker. Speak about transparency.
The transcript of McAdoo’s ‘interview’ this Thursday concluded with two questions that have been materially totally different. The primary was: What made you determine to droop Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie indefinitely on Thursday somewhat than for a set period of time?
Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie suspended indefinitely
There was no response listed.
The second query was: Why did DRC’s actions on Sunday end in benching him when different actions by gamers akin to Janoris Jenkins strolling off the sector early, Ereck Flowers shoving a reporter final yr, and Odell Beckham Jr. slamming the kicking internet final yr and his TD celebration this yr didn’t end in a benching?
“Once we can, we deal with staff self-discipline internally,” McAdoo answered.
That is it.
Giants droop Rodgers-Cromartie, leaves as a result of it is ‘BS’
So, speculating – since that’s the solely choice with such an association and solutions – here’s what the coach seemed to be saying by means of his shroud of secrecy:
1. The distinction between Rodgers-Cromartie’s state of affairs and the Jenkins/Flowers/Beckham examples is that Rodgers-Cromartie pressured McAdoo to droop him and make it public by leaving the constructing on Wednesday. In any other case, he simply would have been benched in-home for Sunday’s recreation in Denver.
2. Although McAdoo did not reply the primary query, it is potential he meant that Rodgers-Cromartie’s suspension was indefinite as an additional type of self-discipline for the veteran nook’s determination to go public himself Wednesday in protection of the accusations of his conduct coming from the Giants.
In fact, all of this may be – as Rodgers-Cromartie so precisely stated to ESPN on Wednesday – “BS.”
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