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Eli Apple on Buffalo tweets: 'Never would I make light of (Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest)' – Yahoo Sports


Buffalo Bills wide receiver Gabe Davis pulls in a leaping catch under pressure from Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Eli Apple.

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Gabe Davis pulls in a leaping catch under pressure from Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Eli Apple.

Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Eli Apple aroused the ire of Buffalo players and Bills Mafia with tweets he sent Monday, following the Bengals’ 27-10 divisional-playoff win.

One of the tweets, “Cancun on 3” – with the hearts made of hands emoji Damar Hamlin has used during his recovery – was deemed particularly offensive by some because it was perceived as a reference to Hamlin.

Apple explained in a tweet he sent Tuesday afternoon that that’s not what he intended, adding that his love, thoughts, prayers and concerns are with Hamlin as his recovery continues:

Later in the day, Apple traded tweets with the Bills’ Stefon Diggs and Shaq Lawson:

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This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Eli Apple: Buffalo tweets don’t make light of Damar Hamlin



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