Giants Expected To Move On From CB Eli Apple
A staff supply tells Josina Anderson of ESPN that it’s unlikely CB Eli Apple might be again in New York subsequent 12 months in spite of everything that has transpired with him this season.
“He is not going to be in an NYG uniform subsequent 12 months,” Anderson’s supply stated. “Dude is completed with NYG. Done.”
The Giants introduced Wednesday that they’ve suspended Apple for the ultimate week of the 2017 season, citing conduct detrimental to the staff.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk factors out that this suspension wipes out Apple’s remaining assured compensation for the 2018 and 2019 season, which implies the Giants can minimize him and never owe him something.
New York was on the hook for $1.827 million in 2018 and one other $2.516 million in 2019 totally assured.
It’s attainable the Giants might try and commerce him at the beginning of the 2018 league 12 months, versus releasing him, but it surely feels like he’ll in all probability be enjoying elsewhere subsequent season.
Apple, 22, is a former first-round choose of the Giants again in 2016. He’s at present within the second 12 months of his four-year, $15.152 million contract and stands to make base salaries of $1.82 million and $2.51 million over the ultimate two years of the settlement.
The contract additionally features a fifth-year possibility for the Giants to select up in 2019.
In 2017, Apple appeared in 11 video games and recorded 49 tackles, no interceptions, two fumble recoveries and eight go defenses.