Eli Manning is furious over the recent allegations against him. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Eli Manning spoke with reporters on Thursday about the ongoing memorabilia scandal within the New York Giants organization, and the quarterback vehemently denied taking part in any wrongdoing.

Manning, who is part of a lawsuit from memorabilia dealers who claim he participated in a fraud scheme, assured reporters he did nothing illegal and said he is being “attacked.”

Manning said the accusations have been floating around for years and that he is confident he will be completely exonerated when all the facts come out.

The civil-racketeering lawsuit against the Giants dates back to Manning’s rookie year in 2004. An email Manning sent to an equipment manager in 2010 is supposedly considered a “smoking gun” in the case. You can read the text of the email here.

Earlier in the week, Brandon Steiner of sports memorabilia juggernaut Steiner Sports said in a Facebook live segment that he does not believe Manning would provide anyone with fake gear passed off as game-used.

QUIZ: Name the starting lineups of Super Bowl XLII - New York Giants vs. New England Patriots

The New England Patriots were looking at an undefeated season and the New York Giants were hoping to play spoilers in the final game of the 2007-2008 NFL season. A helmet catch and last minute heartbreak made for one of the most exciting games in Super Bowl history.

Can you name the starting lineups of Super Bowl XLII?

(New York Giants - 17, New England Patriots - 14)

Clue: Team-Position

Score:
0/48
Time:
12:00
NE - QB
Tom Brady
NE - RB
Laurence Maroney
NE - WR
Randy Moss
NE - WR
Wes Welker
NE - TE
Ben Watson
NE - TE
Kyle Brady
NE - LT
Matt Light
NE - LG
Logan Mankins
NE - C
Dan Koppen
NE - RG
Steve Neal
NE - RT
Nick Kaczur
NE - LDE
Ty Warren
NE - NT
Vince Wilfork
NE - RDE
Richard Seymour
NE - OLB
Adalius Thomas
NE - OLB
Mike Vrabel
NE - MLB
Tedy Bruschi
NE - LCB
Asante Samuel
NE - RCB
Ellis Hobbs
NE - FS
James Sanders
NE - SS
Rodney Harrison
NE - DB
Brandon Meriweather
NE - K
Stephen Gostkowski
NE - P
Chris Hanson
NY - QB
Eli Manning
NY - RB
Brandon Jacobs
NY - WR
Amani Toomer
NY - WR
Plaxico Burress
NY - TE
Kevin Boss
NY - TE
Michael Matthews
NY - LT
David Diehl
NY - LG
Rich Seubert
NY - C
Shaun O'Hara
NY - RG
Chris Snee
NY - RT
Kareem McKenzie
NY - LDE
Michael Strahan
NY - DT
Fred Robbins
NY - DT
Barry Cofield
NY - RDE
Osi Umenyiora
NY - SLB
Reggie Torbor
NY - MLB
Antonio Pierce
NY - WLB
Kawika Mitchell
NY - LCB
Aaron Ross
NY - RCB
Corey Webster
NY - FS
Gibril Wilson
NY - SS
James Butler
NY - K
Lawrence Tynes
NY - P
Jeff Feagles

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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