Eli Manning Settles Fraud Case, But Don't Expect Roger Goodell To Issue NFL Discipline

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Eli Manning Settles Fraud Case, But Don't Expect Roger Goodell To Issue NFL Discipline
Eli Manning Settles Fraud Case, But Don't Expect Roger Goodell To Issue NFL Discipline

BOSTON (CBS) — Integrity. Integrity matters to the NFL more than anything else matters to the NFL. Except for the times when it doesn't. And in the wake of Eli Manning settling his civil case for memorabilia fraud, you can bet that the quarterback will be granted one of those Integrity Exceptions that commissioner Roger Goodell tends to save almost exclusively for the New York Football Giants. For background: Manning was accused of providing “game-worn” helmets and jerseys to a memorabilia dealer. Jury selection was to begin this week, and the trial would follow immediately. But just before the case went to trial, Manning settled the case out of court. No testifying, no more emails, nothing public.

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