The Hot Take of the Week, in case you missed it, for the NFL week that was came in the form of a Miami boat trip involving Trey Songz, some New York Giants receivers and how seven days later the passes they dropped against the Green Bay Packers were a direct result of that ill-spent free time.
Yes, we are all dumber for having read that sentence. But it’s not as if the incident didn’t have some effect — even Odell Beckham Jr, one of the now-infamous boat passengers, admitted that the story was a distraction leading up to the Giants’ 38-13 loss at Lambeau Field on Sunday. Not the reason they lost, mind you, but all the chatter certainly didn’t help.
But free time is important for mentally spent players this time of year, late in the grind, and everyone should realize that. Even Tom Brady knows the importance of getting away from the spotlight, and Brady is one of the few players who can relate to theRead More »from Tom Brady defends Odell Beckham Jr., gives advice about how to spend free time