NFL won’t punish Giants’ Ereck Flowers for shoving ESPN reporter

Friday November 11th, 2016

Giants tackle Ereck Flowers won’t face punishment after he shoved a reporter in the locker room, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The league determined that Flowers was not in violation of the personal conduct policy with his actions.

According to, ESPN reporter Jordan Raanan approached Flowers while he was talking to another reporter, and Flowers responded angrily. “Hey, get out my face man. Don't come over here,” Flowers reportedly said. Raanan did not leave leave, and Flowers then emphasized: "You hear me?"

Raanan told Flowers he was “trying to do his job,” and the situation escalated, with Flowers reportedly swearing at Raanan and shoving him.

Raanan said the incident was minor on Twitter.

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