Giants tackle Ereck Flowers shoves reporter after loss, will be disciplined by team

Monday October 10th, 2016

New York Giants offensive tackle Ereck Flowers shoved a reporter after the team's 23–16 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.

Flowers has apologized to ESPN reporter Jordan Raanan, according to head coach Ben McAdoo. He also added that the team will discipline Flowers for his behavior.

According to the report, Flowers was being interviewed by two other reporters when ESPN reporter Jordan Raanan approached him. Once Flowers noticed Raanan, he interrupted a question from one reporter and immediately addressed Raanan.

Here is the exchange, as reported by the website.

Flowers: "Hey, get out my face man. Don't come over here."

Raanan didn't move, causing Flowers to move closer to him.

"You hear me?"

Raanan: "I'm just trying to do my job."

Flowers: "Go over there."

Raanan: "I'm just trying to do my job."

Flowers: "Get the (expletive) out of my face, bro.

Raanan: "I'm just trying to do my job."

Flowers: "Go over there, man.

Flowers then shoved Raanan with his left hand.

Flowers, the team's first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft, gave up a sack and was called for a holding penalty against the Packers.

– Scooby Axson

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.