In the New York Giants' locker room after their Super Bowl XLVI victory, Brandon Jacobs approached Eli Manning and jokingly (I think) asked the quarterback to hand over the keys to the Corvette he had received for being named the game's MVP.
Jacobs told Manning he wouldn't know what to do with a car like that, which -- in the running back's fast-*** world -- probably meant he didn't believe Eli would drive it at an outrageous rate of speed to a well-known gambling mecca.
From Sunday's edition of The Star-Ledger: "The (New Jersey) State Police are investigating complaints that two troopers escorted a caravan of luxury sports cars at speeds in excess of 100 mph down the Garden State Parkway to Atlantic City last month. The occupants included former Giants running back and sports car enthusiast Brandon Jacobs, according to a source with knowledge of the trip."
According to the complaint, the cars -- which included Porsches, Lamborghinis, Ferraris and other vehicles -- had black tape over the license plates to avoid being identified by motorists being left in the dust.
"I had the great pleasure today of nearly being killed by, not one, but two, Lamborghinis traveling in excess of 110 mph in a (New Jersey State Police) escorted 'caravan' of approximately 30 exotic vehicles all traveling well over 100 mph," witness Wayne Gantt wrote in an e-mail complaint to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
Gantt dubbed the escort "Death Race 2012."
The investigation is ongoing, though something tells us a couple of cops won't get their retirement watches. As for Jacobs, he reportedly took part in this Vin Diesel-esque joyride two days after agreeing to terms on a deal with the San Francisco 49ers.
Keep this man away from the Golden Gate Bridge.