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Jacobs: Gisele needs to 'be cute and shut up'

Posted on: February 8, 2012 10:33 am
Edited on: February 8, 2012 3:44 pm
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Jacobs and Gisele are probs not BFFs. (AP)
By Will Brinson

It was really only a matter of time until someone on a football team got mad at Gisele Bundchen for her comments about Tom Brady's inability to catch his own bleeping passes. But no one expected it to be a member of the Giants.

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It was though -- Brandon Jacobs came out and, according to the New York Post's Brian Costello, had some words for Mrs. Brady.

"She needs to continue to be cute and shut up," Jacobs said, when asked about Gisele's comments.

Soooooo. I guess we know where Jacobs won't ever be playing, huh? Actually, although Jacobs comments are technically "rude," and certainly out of line, it's his delivery -- and not the message -- that needs tweaking. He just could've phrased things better, like his teammate Osi Umenyiora.

"That’s her husband," Umenyiora said. "I mean she’s supposed to stay out of things like that. But at the end of the day that’s their relationship and she has the right to say whatever she wants to."

That's the thing; it's not like this is a "women have their place" issue, although Jacobs makes it sound that way with his comments. It's just a "don't create a rift between your husband the quarterback and the rest of the team by screaming about how bad they suck to fans and reporters" thing.

It doesn't do anyone any good for the wife of the quarterback to come out and take shots at the quarterback's targets, since it really only serves to recreate a scene out of a sports movie. The results are, almost always, a rift between the quarterback and his teammates.

Except there's usually a few more games to sort their issues out and win the big game.

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Since: Aug 4, 2009
Posted on: February 8, 2012 10:52 am
 

Jacobs: Gisele needs to 'be cute and shut up'

Was she wrong for saying that? Hell No.
Congrats Jacobs you rode the coattails of a good defense to another Super Bowl. You still are overrated.



Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: February 8, 2012 10:41 am
 

Jacobs: Gisele needs to 'be cute and shut up'

Is Brandon Jacobs talking??? How about Brandon Jacobs shut up and spend the offseason trying to be the hammer the NY Giants hired him to be and actually RUN THE BALL LIKE A 264 LBS RUNNING BACK!!




Since: Jan 5, 2012
Posted on: February 8, 2012 10:38 am
 

Jacobs: Gisele needs to 'be cute and shut up'

 why?  because she voiced her opinion?  Hey at least it shows she knows the game!


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