The trade ends Apple's tumultuous tenure in New York. Big Blue made the 6-foot-1 corner the No. 10 overall pick in 2016. After a solid rookie season, however, things turned rocky, and trade rumors swirled since the 2017 offseason. Last December, safety Landon Collins went so far as to call Apple a "cancer."
New general manager Dave Gettleman said repeatedly this offseason that Apple had a clean slate with himself and the new coaching staff. That slate lasted just seven games. For the season, Apple played in five tilts (missing two with a groin injury), compiling 23 tackles and five passes defended. He ranks as the 55th-best corner by Pro Football Focus through seven weeks.