New York Jets Wide Receiver Quincy Enunwa Rips Team Management In A Lengthy Thread About Being Fined

Jets Wide Receiver Quincy Enunwa Rips Team Management On Twitter

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As my good friend Eric asked the other day, “Why are you the way you are, Jets?” He also asked the question, “What in the actual almighty f**k are the New York Jets doing?” Both very solid and appropriate questions for a Jets fan, or any NFL fan for that matter.

His questions were triggered, at least in part, by the announcement that the 2-7 Jets will be giving head coach Adam Gase at least one more year to right the sinking ship.

He also wasn’t thrilled with the Jets losing to Miami, Sam Darnold seeing ghosts, the Kelechi Osemele fiasco (he didn’t even get into Luke Falk), and the fact that this “vote of confidence” in Coach Gase comes at a time where the Jets could now end the season 2-14 and still have the same leader of the dumpster fire of a team when they kick things off again in 2020.

Unfortunately for him, and Jets fans worldwide, another log just thrown on that fire by one of their own, wide receiver Quincy Enunwa.

Enunwa, a pretty decent 27-year old wide receiver who caught 58 balls for 857 yards and 4 TDs in 2016 for the Jets, most of them thrown by FitzMagic – who threw 12 TDs and 17 picks that year, suffered a season-ending neck injury in the first quarter of the Jets’ first game of the year (a loss).

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The fact that this happened in the first regualr season game after Enunwa signed a four-year, $36 million contract extension with the Jets pretty much sums up the team’s entire season.

As does the fact that Enunwa found himself being fined the maximum amount of $27,900 for missing two treatments. Mind you, the earliest Enunwa can play in a Jets regular season game is 10 months from now in September of 2020 – and that’s only assuming that his NFL career isn’t over due to his neck injury.

Enunwa admitted that he failed to inform the team that he would miss those two treatments, but he had pretty reasons for doing so, which is receiving the maximum fine stung so hard.

“I normally chill on putting issues on twitter, but this doesnt sit right with me,” Enunwa wrote on Twitter.

“Given everything that’s going on around the team I thought this could’ve been handled so many different ways. I’ve spent my time with the team trying to build myself up to be dependable and hardworking so this shit hurts,” he continued. “I missed those two days, because I took my VETERAN wife out for Veterans Day lunch and because I had to handle an emergency in my house. I let the team know this after the fact, and yes, I should have told them beforehand, but I feel like this was excessive.

“The biggest reason it hurts is that I’m on IR for the second time in my career and the doctor told me I have a 50/50 chance of coming back to play,” Enunwa added. “I shouldn’t even HAVE to be in that building being reminded everyday of what I can’t do. This shit feels like punishment already and then they FINE me the max. And then want me to continue to do my rehab there and IF I get healthy they want me to then play for them after.”

Coach Gase says he hasn’t spoken to Enunwa about his complaint, but the team would handle the issue internally, according to Pro Football Talk.

Be worse, Jets. You can’t.

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