Iciness is it seems that coming for the New York Giants.
Recreation of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin isn’t proud of Giant Blue’s choice to industry Odell Beckham Jr., and he expressed his frustration over the transaction on his weblog within the aftermath of the lovely deal.
His prediction: a Giant Blue Marriage ceremony.
“I believed the remaining two seasons had been tough for Giants lovers. Subsequent 12 months goes to cause them to seem like the great outdated days,” Martin wrote. “Any individual pinch me. I’m having a Giant Blue nightmare.”
A local of Bayonne, Martin has been rooting for the Giants since 1958, and he even discussed the NFL Championship Recreation from that season — well known as “The Biggest Recreation Ever Performed” — by which the Colts beat the Giants, 23-17, on the outdated Yankee Stadium within the Bronx.
Martin has put NFL references into the HBO program Recreation of Thrones – according to his novels – together with a tip of the cap to Giants legend and Tremendous Bowl champion Phil Simms, naming a personality (Wun Wun) as a tribute to No. 11.
“Beckham was once now not handiest the most efficient receiver on these days’s Giants, however he was once the most efficient receiver this storied NFL franchise has EVER had of their lengthy historical past, and most definitely the most efficient receiver they’re going to ever have,” Martin added. “They’re by no means going to switch him with the 17th total pick out within the approaching draft.”
Beckham posted a farewell on Instagram early Thursday morning by which he mentioned his good-byes to the Giants, their lovers and the town.
“Such a lot of blended feelings and emotions. That is all, so much to procedure however it’s fact,” Beckham wrote. “I don’t kno precisely what to mention so simply gotta stay it actual and quick. I need to thank the NY giants group for giving me a chance to do what God put me in this earth to do, I need to thank the group and the house owners for the whole lot and particularly giving me my first probability to be part of the NFL. I need thank everybody in that development from the kitchen team of workers to my primary guy Jose! I cherished you guys dearly and all the time will. I gave u my all each Sunday. To the lovers, some satisfied, some now not, I simply wanna thank u guys for making my revel in in NY SOMETHIN ILL NEVER FORGET! To the New Yorkers and REAL NYG lovers… you guys will all the time have a spot in my center, a phenomenal town .. a phenomenal position Thank You for each remaining second and revel in. With out them, I wouldn’t be precisely who I’m these days ! LUV”