Former Giants RB Brandon Jacobs Attempting A Comeback, Switching To Defensive End: 'I Got The Size, Speed And Strength To Go Out And Whoop Any Tackle On Any Given Day'The former Giants running back, who has been retired since 2014, says he's ready to take another shot at the league this time on the defensive side of the ball.
Brandon Jacobs Rips 49ers' Harbaugh On WFAN: 'He Is A B—' And A LoserJacobs is still mad about his time with the San Francisco 49ers. And that's the understatement of the century.
Giants Running Back Brandon Jacobs Announces RetirementKnown for his bruising running style, Jacobs spent eight of his nine pro seasons with the Giants and was a key member of the 2007 and 2011 Super Bowl championship teams.
Giants Miss Playoffs, Coughlin Likely To Return In 2014The New York Giants missed the playoffs for the second year in a row, compiling a 7-9 record in 2013. It was only the second losing record under the leadership of Tom Coughlin as Giants head coach, who took command of the team in 2004. As the franchise's leadership met the media after the final game of the season, one question was seemingly answered, while several other questions remained unanswered.
Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Lions, Plus A PredictionFor the third straight week, the Giants are playing an opponent who faces a must-win situation to either remain in playoff contention or while attempting to enhance its postseason seeding.
Jacobs Goes To IR, JPP Remains Out As Giants Tackle SeahawksNew York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has endured a season that he would like to forget, and the former All-Pro defensive end will miss his third straight contest with an injured shoulder this week. The G-men also placed veteran running back Brandon Jacobs on injured reserve on Wednesday, ending his season. The visiting Seattle Seahawks will be missing starting linebacker K.J. Wright as they seek to cement the top seed in the NFC playoffs.
Giants WR Victor Cruz Nearing Third Straight 1,000-Yard SeasonVictor Cruz is ready for the fight with the Seahawks. Despite being double-teamed almost all season, he is just 27 yards away from reaching 1,000 yards receiving for the third straight year.
Giants Place Brandon Jacobs On Season-Ending Injured ReserveJacobs finished the season with 238 yards rushing and four touchdowns — most among Giants running backs — and two receptions for 13 yards in seven games.
Pierre-Paul, Webster Still Out As Giants Travel To Face San Diego ChargersAs the New York Football Giants head into the last quarter of their regular season, the team's playoff hopes are hanging by a thread. Since the Giants are missing Jason Pierre-Paul again this week, New York will look toward the invigorated Justin Tuck to anchor the pass rush. Their opponent, the San Diego Chargers, are facing a couple of injuries that could affect their line-up.
Giants' JPP, McBride, Jacobs, Webster Will Miss Game Vs. RedskinsCoach Tom Coughlin announced after practice Friday that backup running back Brandon Jacobs and cornerback Corey Webster also will miss the game.
Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From Giants' Loss To CowboysGood teams, playoff teams, do not continue to make enough mistakes to lose games. The Giants (4-7) have learned that the hard way this season.
Randle Enjoying Breakthrough Season, Taking On Big Role For GiantsRueben Randle has caught six touchdown passes in the last six games to take over the team lead. No other Giants receiver has caught a TD in that span.
Before 4th-Quarter Pick, JPP Told Teammates In Huddle He'd Intercept Pass"I read the formation, the tight end, how he was set, and I caught the ball," said Pierre-Paul, who told teammates in the huddle before the play that he was going to pick the pass.
Jason Pierre-Paul Is Active For Giants, Jacobs Replaces HillisAlso inactive for the Packers are quarterback Aaron Rodgers, linebacker Nick Perry and offensive tackle Don Barclay.
Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From Giants’ Win Over RaidersAndre Brown set career highs with 30 carries and 115 yards while running for the go-ahead 1-yard TD late in the third quarter -- and he wasn't activated until this past week.