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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 week:
“He’s a marked man”
“Frankly, there’s nowhere else to go with this”
Oh, dear. At least he’s necessary…
Coughlin’s words illustrate the stark, scattered scrap heap that is the New York Giants running back depth chart. Wilson can’t hold onto the ball, Da’Rel Scott can’t execute simple pass patterns, and Andre Brown can’t walk on two legs. As a result of all this, Brandon Jacobs has been resigned by the Giants and magnetized for fantasy owners once again. His size screams “goal line back”, but his success in that role has never quite lived up to his physique; the Giants say he w
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Today the New York Giants released their newest depth chart. @NotoriousOHM: Giants release new depth chart. Herzlich listed starting MLB. Wilson starting RB. Scott 2nd string, Cox 3rd string, Jacobs listed as other I like Herzlich but the Giants need an upgrade at the Mike in my opinion. The wild thing is that Brandon Jacobs […]
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...
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 […]
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...
Brandon Jacobs (Photo credit Jim McIsaac)
You ever got a really bad scrape on your knee when you were a kid?
While you are crying like Terrell Owens, your mom is applying peroxide, putting on the band-aid and saying the following.
“You’ll be okay. You’ll feel better.”
Apply the same concept to David Wilson’s fumbling tendency. Wilson is the kid who scraped his knee. Tom...
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 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...
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 [...]
After David Wilson coughed up the rock twice Sunday night, and struggled with pass protection for quarterback Eli Manning, the New York Giants found themselves in desperate need of help at running back.On Tuesday the Giants signed their old pal, running back Brandon Jacobs, according to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com. Jacobs returns to New York just one year after the Giants let him test...
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 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...
David Wilson‘s two fumbles on Sunday night gave the Giants some pause about their running back situation. Now, they’ve added an old friend to help out at the position.
The Giants signed running back Brandon Jacobs to a one-year deal on Tuesday, according to ESPN. Jacobs played seven seasons with the Giants from 2005 to 2011, rushing for nearly 5,000 yards and winning two Super...
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...
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...