Found May 20, 2012 on Beer Mug Sports:
PLAYERS: Osi Umenyiora
TEAMS: New York Giants
  Lawrence Taylor's Super Bowl XXV ring sold for more than $230,000 at auction held by SBC.  30 bids were placed on the New York Giants Hall of Fame linebackers ring, with the winning bid being $192,001.  After the buyer's commission was added, the final price totaled $230,401.20.  Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora who recently joined Twitter had promised to buy the ring and give it back to L.T. if his Twitter following reached 500,000. When the auction began Umenyiora's Twiter following was around 22k, at the end of the auction it had rose to 52k. Osi took to Twitter after the aution stating; "Well i guess we didnt make it to 500k for LT. But i appreciate the people who tried. #respect# you can now unfollow me.  Yikes! I guess the 450,000 let me off the hook!"  Hopefully Osi never gives up his two Super Bowl rings, and hopefully LeSean McCoy never wins one!  

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From one Giant to another. Osi Umenyiora says he'll buy Lawrence Taylor's Super Bowl ring, but there is a catch.

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Just as the New York Giants are receiving their spiffy Super Bowl XLVI rings, a former Giants legend is about to lose his from over 20 years ago. Lawrence Taylor‘s ring from when Scott Norwood won the Giants Super Bowl XXV in 1991 has hit the auction block. You would think it’s because L.T. needs to pay legal fees, but it’s actually his son who put the ring up for auction....

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With the news that Lawrence Taylor’s son is auctioning off his Super Bowl XXV ring, New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora tweeted this morning that he’ll buy his ring in order to give it back to him if he can reach 1,000,000 followers on Twitter. Attn:All L.T, NYG, NFL FANS! If i get 1million followers, i will buy L.T’s ring back and give it to him. The 1,000,000th will...

Osi Umenyiora Says He Will Buy L.T.’s Super Bowl Ring and Give It Back If He Gets 1M Twitter Followers

Osi Umenyiora of the New York Giants is on one heck of a self-promo tour based on one of his latest Tweets. According to Osi: I am still undecided if this is a decent gesture by Osi, or if it is just a way to garner more Twitter followers. I’m inclined to lean towards the latter. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora will buy L.T.’s Super Bowl ring for Twitter followers

Standout New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has offered to buy and return Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor’s Super Bowl XXV ring if he amasses 500,000 Twitter followers by 10 p.m. tonight. Umenyiora, a British-born two-time All-Pro who … Continue reading →

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