Just a few days after New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles compared wide receiver Quincy Enunwa to NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman, the former NBA star made an appearance at training camp on Wednesday. Rodman was rocking green nail polish and posted a supportive video to the team's official Instagram.
Rodman expresses support for Gang Green while saying that it's time to take back New York from the Giants.
Rodman also recently posted a tweet thanking Coach Bowles for the shout out.
While speaking on ESPN NY 98.7, Bowles originally said “He’s a jack of all trades...He’s like the Dennis Rodman on our team. He gets the rebounds, he dives on the floor for loose balls, he does a bunch of things. He can be a wideout, he can be an H, he blocks, he catches, he runs deep, he runs short. He gives us some options on offense when he comes in the game as to how they play him to what we can do,” regarding the second-year pro out of Nebraska.
Enunwa was pleased with the comparison as well, saying “it’s cool that he can compare me to somebody like that...Somebody that was just out there doing the dirty work because that’s what I’m out here doing – the things that not everybody wants to do.”
Enunwa had 22 catches for 315 yards last season. Two of his most significant catches came in back to back weeks as he picked up a key third down conversion against Dallas to help set up the game-winning field goal, and then had a 48-yard catch and run against New England in overtime. He was also a valuable piece in the running game as a blocker as his size makes him a mismatch for defensive backs.
Rodman was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in 2011 and is one of the best rebounders in NBA history and is a 5-time NBA champion.