Enraged Fan Threatens Giants RB Brandon Jacobs’ Life On Twitter
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Brandon Jacobs was out with a hamstring injury for the Giants’ first victory of the season on Monday night.
On Tuesday, the running back revealed on Twitter that he received a death threat.
“Look at what we deal with …,” the veteran tweeted early on Tuesday morning.
Jacobs tweeted a picture that contained tweets from a man who called himself Andre Raynor. His account was @DMMeBoo, but it has since been deactivated.
Raynor’s first tweet read, “ON LIFE BRANDON IF YOU DON’T RUSH FOR 50 YARDS AND 2 TOUCHDOWNS TONIGHT ITS OVER FOR YOU AND YO FAMILY N—-.”
The subsequent tweet read, “FULFILL MY ORDERS STATED IN THE PREVIOUS TWEET OR THAT’S YO LIFE BRUH AND IM NOT PLAYING.”
According to the New York Daily News, a Giants spokesman said that the tweets from Raynor were sent to NFL security.
After the two-time Super Bowl champion tweeted out the picture with the threats, Raynor pleaded for forgiveness, according to the newspaper.
Raynor tweeted the following, according to the Daily News: “BRO RELAX ITS NEVER THAT SERIOUS. ITS JUST TWITTER MAN. I TRUELY APOLOGIZE I COULD NEVER ACTUALLY DO THAT. RETWEET THIS PLEASE.”
He then tweeted, “FORGIVE ME MAN ITS NOT EVEN LIKE THAT… REALLY IM TRYNA BE YOUR FRIEND!!” and “BRUH STOP PLAYING … YOU KNOW THAT AINT SERIOUS AND I APOLOGIZE. PLEASE ACCEPT?”
He still wasn’t done after that series of tweets.
“BRANDON.. CAN YOU AT LEAST TALK ABOUT IT TO ME I REALLY DIDNT MEAN IT,” Raynor tweeted, according to the newspaper.
Jacobs hasn’t addressed the apology tweets from Raynor, who changed his Twitter handle to “Pacers Going 98-0″ before deactivating his account.
Raynor wasn’t the only frustrated fan who went after the 31-year-old on the social-networking site.
“I’ve heard nice things on Twitter and I’ve heard super bad things on Twitter,” Jacobs told the New York Daily News last week. “But Twitter is Twitter. You’ve got your little cyber-gangsters out there that try to be strong behind the keyboard. But it is what it is. That’s what it is. Someone created that platform for people to, I guess, get their rocks off without getting punched in the mouth.”
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