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Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well

Posted on: August 15, 2011 5:32 pm
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Posted by Josh Katzowitz

You might recall that, after hearing Giants DE Osi Umenyiora wanted out of New York, Eagles RB LeSean McCoy basically laughed at him, tweeting that Umenyiora was soft and the third-best DE on the team. You can see that graphic right here:

Umenyiora and McCoy

In response, Umenyiora referred to McCoy as a “she” and said that the Giants defense referred to McCoy as the cute and colorful nicknames of “Chihuahua” and “Lady Gaga.” To be fair, McCoy gained 175 yards in two games against New York last year and averaged 7.29 yards per carry, so he was pretty darn good against Philadelphia. Maybe not Lady Gaga great, but pretty decent nonetheless.

Then, WR Steve Smith jumped into the fray, posting a picture of an empty Eagles trophy case and another action shot of Smith celebrating the Giants Super Bowl title.

All of which was going to make Smith’s signing with the Eagles very, very uncomfortable. Especially because Smith said he was going to give McCoy a hug (no word on whether it was a chest-to-chest hug or one arm-one pat embrace).

“That’s going to take a little time. He wasn’t the happiest,” Smith told reporters, including the Philadelphia Sports Daily, after practice Monday. “He said he meant what he said, so it’s all good.”

I bet Umenyiora -- and his Giants teammates -- don’t feel that anything is “all good.”

Especially when Giants DE Justin Tuck said the team would take McCoy’s tweets personally while basically calling McCoy a ‘fraidy cat. “I honestly think social media has made people cowards. Where I’m from, if you had a problem with somebody, you said it to their face. I think now people are hiding behind computers and smart phones to get out something they got on their chest where I’m used to having a problem with a person, you go tell it to their face. You don’t go blast it out so everybody in the world can see about it."

No word on which side Smith will fight on if Umenyiora and McCoy throw down during one of the Eagles-Giants contests.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 16, 2012 8:56 pm
 

Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well



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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 26, 2011 9:37 am
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Since: Jul 24, 2008
Posted on: August 15, 2011 10:43 pm
 

Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well

McCoy was 14th in rushing on a team that passes more percentage-wise than most everyone in the league! Giants fans love to quote stats from a few years ago and twist the facts to their own benefit. Osi is a decent player at best who benefited from playing across the line from Strahan and Tuck.



Since: Jun 25, 2007
Posted on: August 15, 2011 8:18 pm
 

Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well

Why don't you try winning something before you start running your mouth!



Since: Oct 28, 2006
Posted on: August 15, 2011 7:35 pm
 

Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well

Did I miss the part where McCoy became anything other than mediocre? He was 14th in rushing yards and 16th in rushing TD's. Hardly a beast. He's a twitter-gangsta...badass online, weak onfield. If you got game you can talk smack otherwise it's just a pathetic loser whining.



Since: Nov 12, 2006
Posted on: August 15, 2011 7:19 pm
 

Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well

On another note McCoy must be too young to remember Osi's destruction of Winston Justice and the rest of the Eagles O-line a couple of years back.
Makes sense that he wouldn't remember it, since he spent that season and the next playing college ball.  Man, Osi's career game seems like a lifetime ago now, even if it was just four years. 



Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: August 15, 2011 6:28 pm
 

Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well

Osi, Tuck ARE soft, yea he had ONE good game against us 4 years ago? And have they beaten us since? hahaha Giants fans living in the past Fu*K Osi, Tuck AND smith i dont care if hes an eagle you can tell hes still a Giant at heart so Fu*k him to. Giabts fans, try beating us for once before opening your mouths same goes for your soft ass players



Since: Sep 20, 2009
Posted on: August 15, 2011 6:07 pm
 

Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well

To be fair, McCoy gained 175 yards in two games against New York last year and averaged 7.29 yards per carry, so he was pretty darn good against Philadelphia.
Why is it every article I read on CBS sports has some grammatical error or a statement that makes absolutely no sense whatsoever?  Does anyone proof read these posts?

On another note McCoy must be too young to remember Osi's destruction of  Winston Justice and the rest of the Eagles O-line a couple of years back. 6 sacks was it? I think Osi, Tuck, and JPP have a little of that same medicine in-store for the Eagles this year.
 



Since: Jan 15, 2007
Posted on: August 15, 2011 5:58 pm
 

Smith-McCoy meeting didn't go all that well

Well they definitely don't pay these guys to be smart...


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