Brandon Jacobs RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jacobs’ hatred of Harbaugh still burns in nasty radio rant

    New York Post "Brandon Jacobs has retired, but that doesn’t mean he has stopped delivering punishment. The former bruising Giants running back made it clear Thursday he has no use for 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. Jacobs spent one unhappy and unproductive season in 2012 playing – mostly sitting – for Harbaugh and..." January 23

  • NY Giants Brandon Jacobs announces retirement

    New York Daily News "Just a few days ago, Brandon Jacobs was very “undecided” about whether he wanted to continue his NFL career. On Thursday, he quickly made up his mind. The big, bruising running back who set a Giants record with 60 career touchdowns, officially announced his retirement from the NFL via his..." January 03

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    The Giants have placed RB Brandon Jacobs on injured reserve, possibly ending his Giants (and maybe his NFL) career. #NYG

  • JPP ruled out by Giants; also Jacobs, Webster, McBride

    New York Post "The rest of Jason Pierre-Paul’s season appears to be up in the air after the Giants declared him out for Sunday night’s visit to the Redskins. Pierre-Paul (shoulder) was one of the four players the Giants said Friday would not make the trip to Washington, joining running back Brandon Jacobs..." November 30

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    Grant Paulsen @granthpaulsen

    The Giants have ruled DE Jason Pierre-Paul and RB Brandon Jacobs out of Sunday night's game.

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    Ebenezer Samuel @ebenezersamuel

    Hakeem Nicks, Brandon Jacobs, Trumaine McBride all back practicing.

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    RB Brandon Jacobs, CB Terrell Thomas and TE Bear Pascoe all were back at practice, though and will likely be at least "limited". #NYG

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    JPP and Brandon Jacobs will not practice today #Giants

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) remains "doubtful" but he is apparently making the trip with the team. #NYG

  • Giants RB Brandon Jacobs receives death threat via Twitter

    New York Daily News "Brandon Jacobs talked last week about the “little cyber-gangsters” who talk tough to athletes on Twitter. Now one of them has threatened his life. On the morning after he was inactive for the Giants’ first win of the season Jacobs tweeted a picture of a death threat he received from a..." October 23

  • Giants RB Brandon Jacobs not expected to play vs. Vikings

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants may need more out of Peyton Hillis than expected. Running back Brandon Jacobs who is battling a hamstring injury is not likely to play against the Vikings a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed. The person requested anonymity in order to speak freely on the matter. Fox..." October 21

  • Peyton Hillis might play bigger role with Brandon Jacobs injury

    CBSSports.com "With the Giants running game in shambles due mostly to injuries the team signed retread Peyton Hillis this week in the hope that he could give Brandon Jacobs a little bit of rest here and there. Turns out that Hillis might have an even bigger role than originally anticipated for Monday because..." October 20

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    Paul Schwartz @NYPost_Schwartz

    Setback? Brandon Jacobs (hamstring) did not practice today and is listed as questionable to face Vikings. #nyg

  • Brandon Jacobs needs repeat effort for Giants

    New York Post "The best way for the Giants to help struggling quarterback Eli Manning is with a little more Brandon Jacobs circa last Thursday night in Chicago. Sure Jacobs’ 106 rushing yards on 22 carries against the Bears came in a loss but it was the most positive thing to come out of that game for the..." October 18

  • Brandon Jacobs to start for NY Giants against Bears

    New York Daily News "When the Giants signed Brandon Jacobs in early September they likely didn’t envision he’d eventually be their starting running back. But that’s the role Jacobs will play on Thursday in Chicago. David Wilson who injured his neck in Sunday’s loss to the Eagles did not practice Tuesday and has..." October 09

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    Coughlin said plan is to use BJacobs in short-yardage and goal line situations though "I wish we had more of them."