Eli Apple and the Cincinnati Bengals are on their way to the AFC Championship game for the second year in a row. They will be facing the Kansas City Chiefs, also for the second year in a row. The Bengals reached the AFC title game by defeating the Buffalo Bills in convincing fashion on Sunday night. The drama, however, did not stop when the clock hit 0:00.
Eli Apple Took Shots at Stefon Diggs and Josh Allen
During the game, Bills stars Stefon Diggs and Josh Allen were seen having a heated argument:
In an effort to rub salt in the wound, Bengals defensive back Eli Apple posted this:
Funny. Nothing inherently wrong with it. However, Apple continued to go after Diggs, and in the process took a shot at Demar Hamlin. Hamlin, as everyone knows, survived cardiac arrest when these two teams met in the regular season. The photo of him making a heart with his hands to show love to all his supporters has become a well-known symbol around the NFL. Apple, though, used it to take a shot at the Bills:
NFL Players and Fans React to Apple’s Appalling Tweet
In reaction to Apple’s appalling Tweet, NFL players and fans have expressed outrage on social media. Here is a small sample of the kinds of comments directed at Apple: