Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 10/22/13
New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs is firing back at what he calls Twitter “cyber gangsters” who threatened his and his family’s life over fantasy football — tweets that are now being examined by the NFL — and also engaged in a profane Twitter exchange with a fantasy football player who was angry Jacobs didn’t play in Monday’s game against the Vikings. On Tuesday morning, Jacobs posted this on his Twitter account: Look at what we deal with.. pic.twitter.com/YfP960gShS — Brandon Jacobs (@gatorboyrb) October 22, 2013 The NFL is probing the situation. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello declined to comment. “Raynor”  later tweeted he was not delivering a legitimate threat, begged for forgiveness and changed his Twitter handle. A hamstring injury sidelined Jacobs for Monday’s win over the Vikings, but it wasn’t known until the day of the game he wouldn’t be suiting up. That prompted a Twitter war with someone named Eric White (@_EricWhite), who wrote to him, “next
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