New York Giants rookie Kadarius Toney downplayed any type of frustration with the crew after posting a cryptic message on his Instagram final evening following the crew’s loss to the Washington Soccer Workforce.
Toney, a former Florida standout extensive receiver, addressed the issues in a tweet Friday.
“Y’all attempt to flip something into one thing, SMH,” he wrote. “We good over right here.”
Toney performed about 19 snaps within the recreation after solely enjoying 8% of the offensive snaps in Week 1 in opposition to the Denver Broncos. NJ.com reported Toney was noticed on the sideline within the third quarter getting a talking-to from coach Joe Judge. The rookie receiver then stormed away, apparently upset with the change.
The publication additionally caught Toney’s cryptic expression on Instagram earlier than it was deleted.
“I don’t be mad, s— simply be lame to me,” Toney wrote earlier than deleting it.
On Friday morning, he posted three yawning emojis.
Choose was requested later Friday about whether or not he “sensed’ any frustration with Toney.
“I might say when it comes to KT, I see a man that exhibits up daily and works exhausting. That’s what I see. So, when it comes to attempting to gauge any individual’s feelings, I choose them primarily based on their actions and the way they work, and I’ve seen a man that’s come to follow daily and the conferences and (has) been attentive,” Choose stated. “He’s labored exhausting on the sphere, He’s going to proceed to enhance as a participant and construct himself in as an intricate a part of our offense.”
Choose added he wasn’t going to talk to Toney’s enjoying time till he talked with Toney instantly.
New York chosen Toney with the No. 20 choose of the 2021 NFL Draft out of Florida, and he was anticipated so as to add a dynamic punch to the offense with Sterling Shepard and newly signed Kenny Golladay.
Toney has been something however that the primary two weeks of the season.
He caught two passes in Week 1 in opposition to the Denver Broncos for -2 yards and wasn’t focused in any respect in the course of the Washington recreation. Fellow receiver C.J. Board noticed numerous motion on offense for the Giants.
Toney began his tenure with the Giants lacking time at coaching camp as he battled COVID-19.
The Giants additionally had a sideline incident erupt between Golladay and Daniel Jones in the course of the recreation, however Jones insisted after the sport it was nothing that may’t be labored out.