Originally written on Ultimate NYG  |  Last updated 12/30/11

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 13: Brandon Jacobs #27 of the New York Giants runs the ball against the Washington Redskins on September 13, 2009 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
You never thought anyone would find a way to use 'Brandon Jacobs' and 'quietly' in the same sentence. I say quietly because he is amidst a stretch of pretty good football that has been overshadowed by some of his, to put it kindly, "moments." Most of us also never thought we’d see the day where the Giants featured one of the league’s most incompetent rushing attacks. We had become accustomed to each season ending with the G-Men right near the top of the league’s rushing totals (the Giants finished in the top six in rushing yardage in 2007, 2008 and 2010).  But in 2011, the Giants are dead last in rushing at 3.5 yards/carry, and dead last in rushing yards from scrimmage as well. So take this praise with a grain of salt. Over the last several weeks, the running game has taken some steps in the right direction.  When you are at the bottom, the only place to go is up, so we are not getting carried away either.  Rushing for over 110 yards against both the Cowboys and the Jets, that ra...
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