On Tuesday, Giants running back Brandon Jacobs told reporters that Tom Brady’s wife, Gisele Bundchen, should “stay cute and shut up.” On Wednesday, Jacobs apologized for the remark.
Appearing on ESPN Radio’s Doug Gottlieb Show, Jacobs said that he shouldn’t have said what he said.
“Given the fact that it’s a colleague of mine’s wife, I do apologize for saying that, because I shouldn’t have said that,” Jacobs said. “It’s his wife and I should respect that just as much as anyone else.”
Jacobs’ contrition possibly was fueled by the fact that he could soon be a free agent, if the Giants opt to release him in lieu of paying a $500,000 roster bonus. Running his mouth could limit his options.
Of course, not running as hard as he used to is likely the bigger problem that he faces.