Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit

Eli Manning insists he did nothing wrong in memorabilia suit

"It'll all work out, and when it all does, I'll be cleared of this and everybody will see I've done nothing wrong".

With nearly nothing to talk about at this stage in the season, the situation regarding Eli Manning and the potential forgery of game-used items has been a hot story among the media.

"I have done nothing wrong", Manning said.

Manning said he has been surprised how people have turned in the wake of the email, which he gave to the plaintiff in discovery.

"When you're attacking my integrity it definitely makes me angry", Manning said.

Manning spoke Thursday at an offseason availability.

"One hundred percent", he said. "I think my track record of how I handled myself since I've been here in NY since 2004 speaks for itself".

The civil-racketeering lawsuit also claims that Manning's 2008 Super Bowl-winning jersey at the Pro Football Hall of Fame actually is a fake. He added that the allegations, which first surfaced more than three years ago, have been tolling on him.

"I have done everything the right way and have been a standup citizen and obviously you get- someone starts something up and everybody turns against you very quickly, it hurts a little bit". In this case, the proceedings are far from over.

"A lot of times, we're not in the locker room, and there are a lot of leagues and teams that don't have authentication programs that really secure product", he said.

The lawsuit claims the email is evidence the quarterback attempted to falsify the nature of the equipment given to Steiner Sports as part of a memorabilia contract, according to the New York Post. That is what I have done and it's been attacked now....

"Well, it's just autographs", he said.