Found March 13, 2012 on Big Giants Boom:
by Adam Carman, BGB Assistant EditorBig Blue Nation was rocked this past weekend when the Giants announced they were cutting longtime running back Brandon Jacobs. The widespread emotion seems to be one of rage and sorrow, but this writer believes that the Giants move was long overdue and the team will be better off in the long run. Here are the top three reasons why.3. Finances. Jacobs' termination frees up over $4 million in cap space. With twenty-one high profile free agents including Mario Manningham, Osi Umenyiora and Chase Blackburn waiting we can't afford to keep everyone. Honestly this should not have come as much of a surprise. Every year we have to make cuts and every year fans hate to see some of their favorite players go. But football is a business and when push comes to shove and you need to clear cap space immediately, you need to cut the weakest links. That brings me to number two....2. Production. Those bemoaning the loss of Jacobs seem to be stuck in a pre-...

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