The New York Giants' "hazing" fiasco got blown out of proportion.
Yes, Jason Pierre-Paul dumped Prince Amukamara into a ice-cold bath. It happened, and it's not that big of a deal.
Outside the fact that it's absolutely hilarious, if you ask me, I'd rather get thrown into a ice-cold tub than get my head shaved like that.
In all seriousness, what happened that night should've stayed in house, but Steve Weatherford made a mistake, and he admitted as much.
Mistakes do happen, it doesn't matter how much you make a year, or what uniform you wear. We're all human beings, and we all make mistakes.
The bigger issue was that this became so public in the first place. Hopefully Weatherford learned his lesson and this won't become a future distraction during the mist of the season.
No matter what anyone thinks about this fiasco personally, it's not that big of a deal. Last time I checked, the Giants are still practicing and going about their everyday activities. The world didn't stop for them, and it shouldn't stop for anyone else either.
Teams "haze." Teams fight. Teams have disagreements. These things aren't going to change in a sport as physical as football.
You can't applaud football players when they make big hits, then criticize them when they "haze" a player off the field.
That's just the nature of the beast, and people have to take the good with the bad. It's nice to think we can have it both ways, but that's just not reality.
The best part about this whole fiasco is that it's not going to matter in less than a weeks time.
The more important issue at hand for the Giants is defending their Super Bowl title. Once the game this coming Wednesday night starts, that's all that matters. Nothing else.
It's time for everyone to just put this whole episode besides us, and just move on.
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