Report: Giants players' cars burglarized in NJ lot while team was playing in San Francisco

By Ryan Wilson | CBSSports.com
The Giants celebrated Sunday in San Francisco but the laughing stopped (reportedly) when they returned to Jersey. (AP)

Good news: the Giants went to San Francisco over the weekend and dominated the 49ers, 26-3.

Bad news: apparently, not everyone in New Jersey is a Giants fan. Specifically, the person(s) who broke into the players' lot and stole a car and burglarized several others early Sunday morning.

According to NBC 4 New York, the incident took place around 4 a.m. Sunday at the Timex Performance Center in East Rutherford, N.J., at a lot monitored by a private security firm contracted by the Giants. The outdoor lot was enclosed by a fence that included an iron gate and it was equipped with surveillance cameras.

Not surprisingly, Giants offensive tackle James Brewer was unimpressed:

Neither the authorities nor the team would confirm the names of those reportedly victimized, but state police spokesman Sgt. Brian Polite said that the majority of burglarized automobiles belonged to the players. Polite added that the car doors were unlocked.

The make and model of the stolen vehicle? A 1996 Chevy Caprice. NBC 4 New York pointed out that "souped-up versions of the (car) are popular with sports stars."

Two things: the '96 Caprice obviously belongs to Eli. And anybody question Tebow on his whereabouts early Sunday morning? (Hey, it's always the guy you least expect.)

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