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Eli Apple Told Reporters He Had To 'Take A Sh--,' Didn't Take Questions

A picture of the New York Giants helmet on the field.

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 08: The helmet of Antrel Rolle #26 of the New York Giants is seen prior to the start of the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

The former Ohio State star was called a "cancer" by one of his teammates.

Eli Apple reportedly passed on the chance to speak to reporters today, a day after teammate Landon Collins called him "a cancer" during a radio interview (Collins has since apologized).

The former Ohio State star defensive back did say something out loud to reporters in the New York Giants locker room.

"I gotta take a shi--," he boasted.

Apple has reportedly been an unpopular presence in the Giants' locker room all season. He was benched for multiple games earlier this season for undisclosed reasons.

Collins trashed him during a radio appearance on Tuesday.

"There’s only just one corner that 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. Besides, the other two guys, DRC and Jackrabbit (Janoris Jenkins), I love those two guys. They play hard. They love what they do. But that first pick, he’s a cancer.”

Collins apologized today, but at this point, it'll be surprising if Apple is back in New York in 2018. The former Ohio State star was the No. 10 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.