Giants Players Partied in Miami After Final Regular-Season Game

Andrew Gould@AndrewGould4Featured ColumnistJanuary 3, 2017

In a major bombshell, a few young men let loose after getting off of work.

The New York Giants clinched the NFC's No. 5 seed before Week 17's season finale against Washington, which needed a win to make the playoffs. With nothing at stake, the Giants still eliminated their division foes with a 19-10 victory.

They now must prepare for a trip to Lambeau Field, where they will face the Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC Wild Card Round matchup. Before traveling to Wisconsin and playing football in bitter-cold forecast conditions, some Big Blue players took a detour to Miami.

Per Deadspin's Barry Petchesky, the above photo initially appeared on Victor Cruz's Instagram but has since been deleted. It shows Giants receivers Odell Beckham Jr., Sterling Shepard and Roger Lewis channeling their inner J.R. Smith and Lonely Island by going shirtless on a boat. 

While Beckham gets some points for wearing a Tune Squad hoodie, he was captured partying at a Miami nightclub with a celebrity not named Bill Murray:  

As columnists and debate shows prepared their hot takes, Giants head coach Ben McAdoo brushed off what he considered a non-story, per USA Today's Justin Witmondt:

According to SNY's Ralph Vacchiano, quarterback Eli Manning brushed off the topic with his usual dry wit:

[Justin Witmondt, h/t Deadspin]