Found November 07, 2011 on NY Post:
FOXBOROUGH -- After watching Brandon Jacobs perform in the Giants’ 24-20 win over the Patriots yesterday, Justin Tuck all but made a plea for more. “When that guy is motivated to play he’s tough to handle,’’ the Giants defensive end said of the Giants running back. “I don’t...

Brandon Jacobs shows value in Giants win over Patriots

Brandon Jacobs shows value in Giants win over PatriotsBy Mark Cannizzaro - NY Post 11/7/11

Take a moment to Pat the Giants on the back

How much did their 24-20 win in New England mean to the Giants? It was big enough to have them dancing in the post-game locker room. Big enough to cause Brandon Jacobs to lift Tom Coughlin towards the ceiling. Big enough for several players to say they’ve proved to the world “we’re for ...

What happened to DT Albert Haynesworth’s playing time at the end?

Six minutes into the third period, Giants RB Brandon Jacobs ran up the middle for a 10-yard touchdown that looked too easy. With LB Brandon Spikes injured, DT Albert Haynesworth jumped inside, was handled, and Jacobs ran through (screenshot, right). It was Haynesworth’s last play. He had shown flashes before that, drawing a holding penalty, for instance. But when the defense was...

Ailing Jints on road to recovery

Brandon Jacobs filled in quite well, Victor Cruz made a difference and Kevin Boothe was solid moving in at center. But the Giants want back the three starters who missed the 24-20 comeback victory over the Patriots. Osi Umenyiora after the game marveled that, “Half our offense wasn’t here...

Tall Tales – After Action Review

Well, I said I would pick against the G-Men so that my superstition of being counter-intuitive would work. It did, and the Giants now sit at 6-2 alone atop the NFC East. The pertinent details follow.Offense:The running game showed up. It wasn’t powerful, just effective. Brandon Jacobs averaged 4 yards a carry, and ran with authority when he carried the ball. He also caught 4 passes...

Giants vow to finish what they started

Giants vow to finish what they startedGETTY IMAGESWORTH CELEBRATING: Victor Cruz (left), Jake Ballard, Brandon Jacobs and Bear Pascoe all had something to celebrate after beating the Patriots on Sunday, but now they have to avoid one of their customary second-half collapses.By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 11/8/11

Wilkerson Won’t Be Fined

According to, Muhammad Wilkerson has won his appeal against the fine he was slapped with for his fight with Brandon Jacobs during the Jets’ preseason game against the Giants: New York Jets rookie defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has won his appeal of a $10,000 fine stemming from an ejection triggered by a preseason fight with New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs...

Giants followed Super Bowl script vs. Pats

The Giants drove 80 yards in the final two minutes for the winning touchdown last week to stun New England, conjuring memories of the way the Giants also upset the 18-0 Pats in the Super Bowl four years ago. Reliving how they did it here with the same 10-85 conntection, along with Brandon Jacobs running large, Justin Tuck saying New York's not an elite team yet, Giants report...

Giants/Patriots: Five things to watch

Here comes the tough part for the Giants. With the Giants set to face the New England Patriots (5-2) in Foxborough on Sunday afternoon, it begins a slate of tough games that will test the mettle of the team. It has been discussed ad nauseam, but it’s not without merit: the schedule ahead is brutal. The Giants will be tested and now we’ll be able to see if this team is for real...
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