After Brandon Jacobs was released by the New York Giants 6 year old fan Joseph Armento decided to make his best attempt to have his favorite stay on his favorite team. After his mom explained to him Jacobs was leaving because of money, he emptied out his piggy bank and sent the tailback his last $3.36.
Upon receiving the gesture, he promised to lil Joseph and told him, he would take him and his 4 year old brother with him and his own son Brayden to Chuckie Cheese.
Mom Julie Armento told The Sacremento Bee how much the boys enjoyed their day with Jacobs;
“He told me he really wanted to get out there with the kids, he really wanted to enjoy it, and he did. It was amazing. When we first spoke, he said that he was genuinely touched by the letter, that it almost brought him to tears. He said it came at just the right time for him.”
49er Jacob cited the letter as a form of motivation, and something that boosted his own confidence;
“I’m at a point in my career when people ...