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Former Giants halfback Brandon Jacobs will work out for his old team on Tuesday. SOURCE: Mike Garafolo, Fox Sports 1Fantasy Spin:Former Jets back Joe McKnight and veteran Willis McGahee were also at the workout. The Giants are looking for insurance at running back while Andre Brown is out with a broken leg. David Wilson started for the Giants on Sunday but was benched after he gave the ball away on a fumble.
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The New York Giants open the 2013 season with a 31-36 lost to the Dallas Cowboys. Eli Manning went 27 for 42 with 450 yards passing, four touchdown and three interceptions. The first of Eli’s interceptions came on the opening play of the game. The Giants had six turnovers all together. Two fumbles cam from second year running back David Wilson...
Either the New York Giants are trying to send a message to second-year running back David Wilson, or they are legitimately nervous about his fumbling problem. Wilson, who was expected to be a major part of New York’s offensive attack in 2013, put the ball on the ground twice during a loss to the Dallas […]
New York Giants running back David Wilson couldn’t have had a worse opening game versus the Dallas Cowboys.
His final stat line read: 7 rushes for 19 yards and two fumbles.
The “starting” running back for the G-men puked all over his cleats in reality and fantasy. So the hate train started rolling down the tracks headed straight for #22.
In response, he tweeted the following...
Now that Brandon Jacobs is back with the New York Giants he wants to come in help second-year back David Wilson get better and help Big Blue win some football games.
“Well, you know, David is a good guy,” Jacobs said. “He’s a good player. Talented as all get-out. I’m just coming to help him. No different areas where I’m coming to help. I’m just coming to help...
The New York Giants had a few problems Sunday night in Dallas, but there is no debating which issue did them in the most. That was, without question, the team’s inability to protect the football, especially when it came to the running backs.
The Giants fell to the Cowboys in primetime at Jerry World, but Big Blue certainly had its chances. The Giants lost three fumbles en route...
According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the New York Giants will work out running backs Brandon Jacobs and Willis McGahee. The Giants will work out RBs tomorrow. The group will include Brandon Jacobs. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 9, 2013 Also working out for the Giants tomorrow: Willis McGahee. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 9, 2013 After David Wilson...
It seems you can go home again. Words former New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs has wanted to hear ever since being released by Big Blue after the 2011 season.
Now — after the Giants starting running back David Wilson played so badly Sunday night he was benched — the Giants will work out free-agent running backs Jacobs and Willis McGahee on Tuesday, a league...
A little salty after two fumbles against the Cowboys. Have to be more careful what you tweet though. Ayy to fantasy participants and pissed Giants fans ur irrelevant to me!!! Nobody wants me to succeed more than ME!!! WATCH US WORK! — David E. Wilson (@4stillRunning) September 10, 2013
Tweet New York Giants running back David Wilson has a major case of fumble-itis. The 2012 first round pick out of Virginia Tech displayed early signs of the condition in the Giants’ season opener last year, fumbling early in the game and finding himself on the bench for most of the season. This year, Wilson’s […]
The New York Giants opened their 2013 season with a 36-31 defeat to the Dallas Cowboys after failing to take care of the ball.
“We turned the ball over five times and muffed a punt,” coach Tom Coughlin said. “Six times we gave the ball away tonight. Six times – that’s my fault. I’m totally, totally disappointed and embarrassed by that kind of football. That’s sloppy...
The New York Giants signed running back Brandon Jacobs Tuesday.
Jacobs, who played for the Giants from 2005-2011 and was a part of two Super Bowl-winning teams, should help a backfield in flux. Second-year starter in David Wilson is backed up by Da'Rel Scott and Michael Cox. But New York ran for only 50 yards in the season-opening loss to the Cowboys.
Tom Coughlin was actually able to chuckle on Monday when asked if the Giants need a bigger running back seeing that David Wilson was stopped for no gain from the Dallas 1-yard line in the season-opening 36-31 loss to the Cowboys.
“I think we need to block better to be honest with you’’ Coughlin said. “I wasn’t concerned about the goal line from the running backs standpoint...