Chris Christie rips Giants, Eli Manning over fake memorabilia lawsuit

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Whether the Giants and Eli Manning defrauded memorabilia collectors will be determined in a court of law. But the governor of the state the Giants play in thinks they did it.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ripped Manning and the Giants today on WFAN, calling Manning a “liar” after an email surfaced that seemed to suggest Manning asked the Giants’ equipment manager for two helmets that could be passed off as game-worn, even though they weren’t.

He got caught,” Christie said of Manning, via NJ.com.

Christie compared Eli unfavorably to his big brother.

“Could you ever imagine Peyton being involved in this?” Christie asked. “No, definitely not. Peyton’s smarter.”

Christie, a former prosecutor, said he doesn’t think Manning will face criminal charges. But he does think Manning and the Giants need to be ready to lose the civil lawsuit that is scheduled to begin in September.

“The Giants participated in this as well, so John Mara’s going to have to open the checkbook,” Christie said. “Now there’s all kinds of ramifications for the Giants as a brand. Are they a lying cheating franchise?”

Christie has only nine months remaining in his second and final term as governor. He is reportedly considering going into sports talk radio after his political career ends, and he has already figured out how to make comments that turn into headlines.

65 responses to “Chris Christie rips Giants, Eli Manning over fake memorabilia lawsuit

  1. “He got caught,” Christie said of Manning, via NJ.com.”

    “Christie, a former prosecutor, said he doesn’t think Manning will face criminal charges. But he does think Manning and the Giants need to be ready to lose the civil lawsuit that is scheduled to begin in September.”

    Hey Govna, sounds a lotlike bridgegate, doesn’t it?

  2. Roger, I assume we’ll see a 4 game suspension, the lost of first and fourth round picks and a one million dollar fine?

    That’s what Brady and the Pats got for being “generally aware” of something even though science shows why footballs deflate. Speaking of which, any update to that 2015 PSI study?

    LOL, such a fraud. His silence says it all.

  3. Dude has been such a successful governor that he is now considering going into sports talk radio. That pretty well sums up his political career right there

  4. Wow, that seems like pretty irresponsible comments from the Governor just based off that email. One wonders if it’s because he’s a huge Cowboy’s fan and has spent time in the owners box with Jerry Jones.

  5. The bloated POS would do well in sports talk radio. People would tune in. It’s a testament to how far our society has sunk.

  6. What could be more Blatant that faking injuries in the middle a the oppositions’ momentum building drive with a hurry-up offense?
    Talk about an unfair advantage. Still have never seen anything like it again. It is a plain to see as watching a youtube video.

    Tainted* Giants*

  7. How do the good people of New Jersey tolerate this windbag? From everything to the bridge scandal to being a rabid Cowboys fan. What an oddity.

    Eli might or might not be complicit. But trained prosecutors don’t normally bleat about someone’s guilt before knowing the facts of the case, call them a “liar,” and demean them through family comparisons. Classy.

  8. Haha, the mastermind of bridgegate is calling someone out for being devious. No one cares what you think fat man.

  9. in another news, the giants will be wearing their nike orange jumpsuits for their thursday night color rush uniform.

  10. HahHahahah

    Are all the salty Pats fans pissed off because Tommy got suspended, or because they could never beat the Giants in a fair fight when it counted? Sounds like a whole lotta sour grapes to me. Just won a superbowl and still crying about how unfair the world is.

    I mean, you guys would know all about shady dealings with equipment managers so I guess you’re the experts there eh?

  11. @yooperman says:
    Apr 14, 2017 6:17 PM

    Manning needs a couple aids to take the fall.
    He’s not as smart as Peyton or Christe.
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    You forgot Chris Carter.

  12. A politician like Chris Christie calling someone a liar and a cheater? Pot meet kettle is all that needs to be said here.

    Also, being a Dallas Cowboys fan and good buddy of Jerry Jones doesnt mean he has a bias opinion at all.

  13. “reportedly considering going into sports talk radio after his political career ends”

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    Similar to The Pope quitting the papacy to help trump gut health care.

  14. infectorman says:
    Apr 14, 2017 6:26 PM
    What could be more Blatant that faking injuries in the middle a the oppositions’ momentum building drive with a hurry-up offense?
    Talk about an unfair advantage. Still have never seen anything like it again. It is a plain to see as watching a youtube video.

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    I guess you missed the 2003 regular season game between the Colts and the Patriots at the old RCA Dome when Willie McGinest practically faked his own death with an apparent ‘injury’ in order to slow down the Colts no-huddle offense. Completely stopped the game for over 5 minutes as the Colts were driving to the endzone for the game winning score. Their D was gassed and had no answer. Got a much needed rest thanks to that “gamesmanship” and then Willie miraculously recovers and makes the game saving play… Tell me more about how it’s never happened like the Giants did it?

  15. doctorrustbelt says:

    Isn’t it sad when disgraced politicians are welcome in the NFL?!?
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    Talking about Jim McGreevey?

  16. WFAN in NY is a joke in the morning. You have Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason as hosts for the morning show. Carton is an obnoxious little twerp who never shuts up. Plus, he’s like a little kid constantly making stupid noises and saying stupid stuff. How Esiason ever puts up with him is beeyond me. And he sounds just like actress Fran Drescher, with a high-pitched whiny voice, just like she has. Working with Carton shows Boomer will do anything to make a buck. I lost a lot of respect for Boomer since he started doing this show.
    When Boomer is out, they bring in Gov Christie or worse — Chris Simms. It’s unlistenable and I don’t tune in until 10:00 a.m. when it’s all sports with Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts. Benigno is fun to listen to because he is nothing but a fan. And I can tolerate Roberts.
    That lasts until 1:00 p.m. when Mike Francesa comes on and I switch him off, too. He’s the most arrogant host since Howard Cosell.

  17. “He got caught!” Sorry Chris. Eli is a Manning and therefore he is part of football royalty. Even if true, nothing will happen. Mara will instruct Goodell to take care of everything and it will be sanitized.

  18. tjacks7 says:
    Apr 14, 2017 6:10 PM

    Roger, I assume we’ll see a 4 game suspension, the lost of first and fourth round picks and a one million dollar fine?

    That’s what Brady and the Pats got for being “generally aware” of something even though science shows why footballs deflate. Speaking of which, any update to that 2015 PSI study?

    LOL, such a fraud. His silence says it all.
    ———————–

    At some point you need to grow up and just move on. And you should be thanking Goodell for gifting you a SB – Brady got 4 weeks to rest and preserve his body for a playoff run.

  19. billliquid says:
    Apr 14, 2017 6:43 PM
    infectorman says:
    Apr 14, 2017 6:26 PM
    What could be more Blatant that faking injuries in the middle a the oppositions’ momentum building drive with a hurry-up offense?
    Talk about an unfair advantage. Still have never seen anything like it again. It is a plain to see as watching a youtube video.

    ————————

    I guess you missed the 2003 regular season game between the Colts and the Patriots at the old RCA Dome when Willie McGinest practically faked his own death with an apparent ‘injury’ in order to slow down the Colts no-huddle offense. Completely stopped the game for over 5 minutes as the Colts were driving to the endzone for the game winning score. Their D was gassed and had no answer. Got a much needed rest thanks to that “gamesmanship” and then Willie miraculously recovers and makes the game saving play… Tell me more about how it’s never happened like the Giants did it?

    ***********************

    Ok;

    It’s never happened like the Giants did it.

    Happy?

  20. The Mannings are frauds. At least Eli proved to be a stand-up guy by providing emails.

    Peyton is the bigger fraud by claiming his wife for high shipments, that coincide with a career resonance. No ugh, bye bye career.

  21. Not sure if he’s trying to deflect from ‘Bridgegate’ or the fact that all anybody focuses on when he throws out the first pitch of a ball game is his camel toe.

  22. Roger, I assume we’ll see a 4 game suspension, the lost of first and fourth round picks and a one million dollar fine?

    That’s what Brady and the Pats got for being “generally aware” of something even though science shows why footballs deflate. Speaking of which, any update to that 2015 PSI study?

    LOL, such a fraud. His silence says it all.

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    LOL one infraction dealt with footballs used in actual games. The other infraction deals with sports memorabilia.

    Hardly an apple-to-apples comparison.

    I do agree with you on one thing… #firegoodell

  23. actually, gomer manning lied about his wife
    using chinese hgh from guyer, so chris is wrong
    about peyton manning being smarter than goober manning

  24. All the mannings are selfish, greedy posers. They attempt to portray themselves as clean and honest but they’re not. Too entitled to subscribe to NFL Draft dictates. Sexual assault. Cheating on wife. Banned substances by the NFL. Cowardly making your wife take the blame for your illegal substance abuse. Now selling fraudulent merchandise. These swindlers are the dregs of the NFL.

  25. Didn’t I just see Chris Christie is the most disliked Governor in America?

    He’s just salty because the jerseys don’t come in XXXXXXL.

  26. Giants need to watch out or old Pudgy Wudgy Christie might try shutting down the George Washington Bridge on game day. After all, he has precedent!

  27. Are they a lying cheating franchise?
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    Of course they are. Everybody’s known that for years. And, along with Eli, apparently they are crooks too.

  28. Wow, the HGH really helped Peyton his last year. Meanwhile, his wife who placed the order in her name at their home address (how brazen!) instantly became pregnant with twins after years of unsuccessfully trying. Who knew? Goodell, who had just burned down Brady and his BFF Kraft, thoroughly investigateD Peyton on the HGH and found nothing. Haters, you likewise have nothing but jealousy. LOL! Smoke em if you got em. You ain’t got nuthin!

  29. … chris is wrong about peyton manning being smarter than goober manning
    —————
    So Peyton is Gomer and Eli is Goober? I always get them confused.

  30. Archie and Roger will get this covered up for Opie.
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    Hold on. Eli is Opie? I thought he was Goober. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

    I’m assuming Mara is Aunt Bea. Am I right?

  31. @ugly dingo

    Good post, so true. The NFL is legal mafia. So much goes on behind the scenes. It is forever a HUGE political power game between the owners, who all protect their turf (absolutely no way Jones and McNair were letting the Raiders into Texas. Davis backed down and Jones and McNair both greased the skids to get Davis voyed in to Vegas. You scratch my back, I’ll scratch your. Fascinating stuff. Being an owner is big time politics.

  32. youknowiknowitall says:
    Apr 14, 2017 8:18 PM
    Archie and Roger will get this covered up for Opie.
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    Hold on. Eli is Opie? I thought he was Goober. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

    I’m assuming Mara is Aunt Bea. Am I right?

    ________________________________________

    No, Tim Tebow is Goober.

  33. LOL one infraction dealt with footballs used in actual games. The other infraction deals with sports memorabilia.

    Hardly an apple-to-apples comparison.

    I tend to agree. Openly defrauding NFL fans tarnishes the shield much more than proven science causing a ball to lose a little air. The penalty for this should be much, much steeper.

    Has that 2015 PSI study been released yet?

  34. Yea cause Peyton was never involved in anything regarding a former trainer or known PED provider. This is peanuts compared to what Peyton was mixed up in. This is fairly par for the course when it comes to this business and just about all of them do it.

  35. punkyqb says:
    Apr 14, 2017 6:10 PM
    So does this mean that the Giants lose those two Superbowl victory’s over NE and the Patriots now have 7???

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    No the Giants won those fair and square through hard work and good execution when it counted. They deserve them fair and square and nice job. Just like there are no asterisks on the other 5 either.

  36. It has to be miserable being that fat everyday. He can’t be a happy person. Hopefully when he is done with NJ he attempts to get surgery because he doesn’t seem to have the personality to be able to lose the weight on his own.

  37. Like the talented swine that sniff out the tasty truffle in the forest, Christie Chris can sniff out and discover fraud using emails and the memories of crimes stored deep in his copious fatty tissue where no crime lingers undetected as long as he stays north of 300lbs.

  38. forthegoodofthegame says:
    Apr 14, 2017 9:09 PM
    Too funny. So Archie is Barney, and Opie had a little tea bagging hobby in Mayberry.

    ////////////

    And Aaron Rodgers is Floyd. Never knew what his deal was either

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