Stefon Diggs wasn’t there to reply reply questions on Sunday.
So he spoke for himself on Monday.
The Payments receiver was visibly displeased throughout a sideline interplay with quarterback Josh Allen late in Buffalo’s playoff loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. After the sport, Diggs reportedly made a rapid exit from the Payments locker room and did not tackle media.
His reaction made headlines on prime of the sport consequence, prompting Diggs to handle the topic in a string of Tweets.
Diggs tweets echoed the presumptions of his coach and quarterback, who each chalked up Diggs’ response on the sphere and off to his aggressive nature. They each confronted questions on Diggs after CBS cameras recorded his sideline spat with Allen. Diggs was upset with Allen after a failed fourth-and-6 play late within the recreation noticed Allen goal Gabe Davis in the long run zone.
Allen and Diggs each struggled within the 27-10 loss that marked an sudden early finish to a season that began with Tremendous Bowl hopes. Diggs tallied 4 catches for 35 yards whereas Allen didn’t throw for a landing.
Allen, who appeared disinterested in partaking with Diggs after the failed fourth down, advised reporters postgame recreation that his teammate is a “fiery competitor.”
“He is a fiery competitor,” Allen mentioned. “He needs the ball. No matter it was that we could not get him the ball tonight, we’re gonna must study from.”
Head coach Sean McDermott, in the meantime, defended Diggs’ “aggressive” nature.
“What makes him good is what you noticed,” McDermott mentioned. “He is very aggressive, like all of us are. We work extraordinarily exhausting at these jobs to be the most effective that we are able to presumably be. And it hurts.
“I would not need a man that does not harm. He put all of it on the road on the market, we put all of it on the road. And tonight it wasn’t adequate. That is the half that stings.”
Sunday’s loss was simply Buffalo’s worst effort of the season when the stakes had been at their highest. It raises questions concerning the development of group that was picked by many to win the Tremendous Bowl this season. The bitter style will certainly linger into the offseason because the Payments look tackle the problems that noticed them outmuscled and outplayed at dwelling on Sunday.