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Tag:TNA Wrestling
Posted on: February 13, 2012 2:52 pm
Edited on: February 13, 2012 2:58 pm
 

Report: Brandon Jacobs wrestling in TNA for JPP

Jacobs will reportedly step into the ring for JPP on TNA. Just FYI. (Getty Images)
By Will Brinson

Lovers of fine television theatre cameos shed a tear when Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul declined to rumble against Kurt Angle in Monday's TNA Wrestling event. But fear not, fine patrons: running back Brandon Jacobs will reportedly take his place on Monday night.

That's according to Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com, who writes that the 6'4", 264-pound Giants running back will be the one squaring off against Angle in a segment that will air Thursday on Spike TV.

If we want to take this a step further (which is one step too far, really), let's now point out that Jacobs is actually a better fit than JPP when it comes to wrestling. Sure, JPP is a freakish athlete.

But Jacobs is a brute force. He's a tippy-toed wrecking ball whose wreckless behavior is a perfect symbol of wrasslin. And while JPP's willingness to guarantee a victory might be a fantastic wrestling cliché, Jacobs willingness to insult his opponent's wife is the most wrestling thing ever.

According to Marvez, Jacobs won't actually be a contestant in any match, but there "may be some degree of physicality that wouldn't violate his NFL contract."

We hope that's real enough for you, mister.

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