Found September 11, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
News and Notes New York Giants sign Brandon Jacobs Welcome back from the dead Brandon Jacobs. Jacobs is washed up. He’s 31 years old. He was suspended for the last three games of 2012. He was bad when he played and he rarely played. However, this signing likely says something about the Giants confidence in David Wilson. Wilson started 2013 in a similar fashion to 2012. Wilson’s ball security issues will keep him outside of Tom Coughlin’s circle of trust. Backup Da’Rel Scott has similar issues and isn’t likely a long term threat though he could get some additional action over the next couple of weeks. The RB situation in New York has gone from one of promise and upside to confusion and near uselessness. Wilson is the best talent by far, but he’ll need to hold onto the ball to get back to his RB1 promise. New England Patriots place Shane Vereen on IR Vereen played most of Week 1 with a broken bone in his wrist. Vereen had surgery on that wrist and the Pats placed on him injured reserv...

Brandon Jacobs weighed as much as 290 pounds this summer

Giants running back Brandon Jacobs really let himself go this summer.  He told reporters on Wednesday that he was up to 290 pounds over the summer. Jacobs says he’s down to 265, which is about right for his playing weight. Brandon Jacobs said he weighed in at 265 … down from his summer weight of 290. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 11, 2013 It sounds like Jacobs...

Giants sign Brandon Jacobs to one-year deal

Tweet With their running back rotation in need of depth, the New York Giants have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran Brandon Jacobs. The agreement was first reported by Fox Sports’ Mike Garafolo. Jacobs, now 31, played the first seven years of his career for the Giants before signing with the San Francisco 49ers […]

New York Giants sign Brandon Jacobs

  Brandon Jacobs (Photo credit Jim McIsaac) The New York Giants brought back a familiar face this week in Brandon Jacobs. Jacobs signed a one year deal with the team. The Giants are hoping that he will bring some productivity to the running game. Tom Coughlin still wants David Wilson to be the starter, but he has to fix his ball carrying issues. David Wilson is the best running...

Giants Brandon Jacobs: 49ers Were “Scared” to Release me Last Season

  I think it’s safe to say that the brief union between Brandon Jacobs and the San Francisco 49ers last season, was a forgettable experience for both parties. According to a story courtesy Dave Hutchinson of The Star Ledger, the recently-acquired New York Giants running back, said that he basically begged the Niners to release him when it became clear he wasn’t apart of their...

Brandon Jacobs says 49ers were scared of him

Brandon Jacobs who spent last season with the 49ers, was recently signed by the New York Giants. Jacobs told the New York media that the 49ers were afraid of him and that is why they did not let him go when he asked for his release. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News had this quote from Jacobs when asked that question. ‘I was told point blank that … ‘Do I look like...

Brandon Jacobs Will Workout for Giants on Tuesday According to, former Giants running back Brandon Jacobs and RB Willis McGahee will be among a large amount of RBs that will workout for the Giants on tuesday. This move is obviously in connection with the abysmal showing of current RBs Davis Wilson and Da’rel Scott. Wilson was benched after fumbling twice and struggling with pass protection, allowing...

New York Giants re-sign running back Brandon Jacobs

USA TODAY Sports reports that the NFL’s New York Giants have decided to bring back Brandon Jacobs. Jacobs played for the Giants from 2005 to 2011.  He then took his [...]

Giants to try out Brandon Jacobs and Willis McGahee

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...

Report: Brandon Jacobs, Willis McGahee Among Running Backs Giants Will Work Out

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...

Brandon Jacobs says 49ers were ‘scared’ to cut him

Giants New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs says he begged the San Francisco 49ers to release him last year, but claims they wouldn’t because they didn’t want to face the nine-year pro. “I didn’t think I was 

New York Giants: Brandon Jacobs not taking David Wilson’s job

New York Giants second year running back David Wilson found himself sitting on the bench Sunday night after fumbling twice in a loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Head coach Tom Coughlin despises turnovers so Wilson’s future as the team’s starter appeared in doubt as the Giants promptly brought in veteran running backs to work out on Tuesday. New York reunited themselves with former...

Giants to work out Brandon Jacobs, Willis McGahee

There is one thing that will assuredly piss off Tom Coughlin and get an offensive player in the dog house quicker than anything else, and that is fumbling the football. Even with warnings about ball protection, and going up against Monte…Read more →

Da’Rel Scott injured his knee in practice

According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News,  Giants running back Da”Rel Scott  injured his knee in practice today.  The severity of the injury is unknown at this time. RB Da'Rel Scott was injured in practice today. The details are unclear. Expecting an announcement from the Giants soon. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 11, 2013 The injury to...

2013 Fantasy Football September 12 Daily Fix: Week 2 DEF/ST Recommendations

Today’s fantasy football daily fix delivers news, notes, and DraftKings D/ST recommendations including the Chicago Bears, Kansas City Chiefs, and Philadelphia Eagles. News & Notes Is Brandon Jacobs Important Again? It’s not typically good news for a starting running back when he’s described by his coach in the same way that Tom Coughlin has referred to David Wilson this...

More issues at running back for the Giants; Da'Rel Scott injures knee in practice

Although the New York Giants just signed running back Brandon Jacobs, general manager Jerry Reese may be working the phones again after Da'Rel Scott suffered a knee injury in Wednesday's practice, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.An MRI after practice revealed there was no structural damage in Scott's knee. Scott took over the primary running back...
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