There was nothing good about the New York Giants performance on Sunday. They were dominated by the Green Bay Packers in a 38-13 loss, and their star receiver, Odell Beckham, Jr., was clearly frustrated — so frustrated that after the game, he reportedly did this:
He was not only frustrated with his performance — he dropped three passes and caught just four balls for 28 yards — but also about questions surrounding how he spent his day off last week. Beckham a few teammates decided to unwind in Miami, spending some time on a boat, and that didn’t sit well with some critics. Some people tried to connect the day on the boat with the dropped passes, but Beckham wasn’t having it.
It’s hard to imagine how he spent a day of a week ago would have an impact on a player of OBJ’s caliber. The explanation could be as simple as the weather, which was in low single digits through the game with wind chills approaching zero. Maybe he just picked an inopportune time to have a bad game. Still, it hasn’t prevented piling on. First, Joe Buck and Troy Aikman addressed the trip during the broadcast on Sunday:
Then, Twitter had a field day:
Fair? Probably not.