Tuck Gets In on the LeSean McCoy/Osi Umenyiora Twitter Feud

The LeSean McCoy/Giants back-and-forth continues according to Sheil Kapedia of the Philadelphia Inquirer. A few weeks ago, McCoy Tweeted that Giants defensive lineman Osi Umenyiora was soft and overrated.

Umenyiora responded by calling McCoy a Chihuahua, a poodle, a little girl, a Twitter gangster, Lady Gaga and a woman. Giants wide receiver Steve Smith got into the mix, posting a photo of the Giants’ last Super Bowl win and the Eagles’ empty trophy case.

Now Giants defensive lineman Justin Tuck has chimed in. Joining Mike and Mike in the Morning, Tuck said he and his teammates take issue with McCoy’s Tweet.

“Yes, we will take that personally,” Tuck said. “He might want to watch some film before he starts talking about a defensive end of Osi’s quality. I don’t know where he would say something of that nature because obviously I think Osi’s stats back up the fact that he’s a pretty good NFL football player.”

Tuck also had a problem with McCoy using Twitter to relay his message, rather than addressing Umenyiora face to face.

“I honestly think social media has made people cowards,” Tuck said. “Where I’m from, if you had a problem with somebody, you said it to their face and that was it. I think now people are hiding behind computers and smartphones to get out something they got on their chest…

Enjoyed this post?
Subscribe to Giants Gab via RSS Feed or E-mail and receive daily news updates from us!

Submit to Digg  Stumble This Story  Share on Twitter  Post on Facebook  Post on MySpace  Add to del.icio.us  Bark It Up  Submit to Reddit  Fave on Technorati

Leave a Reply