Rashad Jennings RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rashad Jennings’ frustrations with Giants: Can’t ‘play my game’

    New York Post "Four is great for many things. Members in a rock band. Leafs on a clover. States of matter. Seasons. Four is not so great when there is one football and it is shared among four running backs. “Nothing surprises me in the NFL, but it’s what they’re believing in. If that’s what they’re..." December 11

  • Rashad Jennings: I’m sorry for throwing you under the bus, Eli

    New York Post "First of all, let me say that I want to apologize from my heart for the negative light that I unintentionally cast my quarterback and friend Eli Manning in. I continue to have the utmost respect for him, and I have complete trust in his leadership. It is a strange and unwelcome feeling I have that..." September 16

  • Eli takes blame for telling Rashad Jennings not to score

    ESPN New York "New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning admitted taking strategic matters into his own hands late in Sunday night's season-opening loss to the Cowboys, confirming that he told running back Rashad Jennings not to score if he got close to the goal line. The purpose of the move was to run more time..." September 15

  • Giants RB Jennings: I was told not to score on final drive vs. Cowboys

    CBS Sports "Not only did the Giants horribly mismanage the clock during the fourth of quarter of Sunday night's improbable 27-26 loss to the Cowboys, but apparently, they horribly mismanaged their entire final possession. During his postgame interview, Giants running back Rashad Jennings said he was told..." September 14

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    Coughlin said Jennings was "not instructed form sidelines" not to score. Thinks Eli was confused about # of timeouts.

  • Rashan Jennings falls down the depth chart

    New York Daily News "1. Rashad Jennings is no longer the man in the Giants' backfield. Jennings, who looked like a bell cow running back early last season, has been seeing a great many second-team reps and special teams reps in camp. Shane Vereen, this year's free agent acquisition, has been drawing more first-team..." August 07

  • Rashad Jennings officially ruled out for Giants in Week 16

    Newark Star-Ledger "For the third straight day, Giants running back Rashad Jennings was unable to practice Friday because of an ankle injury. He was officially ruled out for Sunday's game in St. Louis. The Giants only other player on this week's injury report was linebacker Jameel McClain (knee). He is expected to..." December 19

  • Rashad Jennings may sit — check out Giants RB depth chart

    New York Post "The Giants could be without several key players Sunday at Tennessee, with Rashad Jennings likely among them. Big Blue’s starting running back missed a second straight day of practice Thursday with a sprained ankle suffered in last week’s upset loss to Jacksonville, and is looking more and more..." December 05

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Rashad Jennings (ankle) will not practice today. #giants

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The ankle injury suffered by #Giants RB Rashad Jennings is not believed to be serious, source says. Unlikely to miss time.

  • Returning RB Rashad Jennings last hope to save Giants

    New York Post "Tom Coughlin has implored his beleaguered Giants to stand tall, the way Giants are supposed to stand, in the face of this horrific hurricane that has rained hell on them and again blown away their Super Bowl dreams. If there is any hope for the Giants to stand tall Sunday against the 49ers, it is..." November 13

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Based on what we've heard so far, would be stunned if Rashad Jennings didn't start and carry significant load #giants

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    Ralph Vacchiano @RVacchianoNYDN

    Rashad Jennings and Cullen Jenkins won't practice today, Tom Coughlin said. DRC will be limited at practice.

  • Giants' Rashad Jennings hopes to return after bye

    ESPN New York "New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings is in good spirits, as he always is, while he works his way back from a sprained left knee. Jennings will miss his second straight game Sunday, but he's been working out, feeling better and hopes to be able to return for the Week 9 Monday Night Football..." October 16

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    Jordan Raanan @JordanRaanan

    Jennings has an MCL sprain. Wouldn't put a timeframe on it #giants

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    Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

    Jennings. This is one of the few certainties. RT @atrotta130: @DanGrazianoESPN who do you think gets bulk of the carries come week 1?

  • Giants RB Rashad Jennings in a rush to cash in on opportunity

    New York Daily News "Whenever Rashad Jennings goes to speak to children, he always brings a picture because they never believe what he tells them. He really was once a 270-pound, “chubby, dorky” kid with red-rimmed glasses and asthma. He used to bring “little drinks” to his high school football game so he had..." August 07

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    Fallon Smith @FallonSmithCSN

    Per league source, RB Rashad Jennings has officially signed a 4yr, $14M deal with the #Giants, $3M guaranteed.

  • Giants Have An Offer Out To Free Agent RB Rashad Jennings

    NFL Trade Rumors "Fallon Smith, citing a league source, reports that the Giants have an offer out to free agent RB Rashad Jennings. According to Smith, Jennings is waiting on the Raiders to make a move. Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area reported Monday that the Raiders “remain a major player” for Jennings. The..." March 11

  • Rashad Jennings has a message for Sunday’s special-teamers

    Pro Football Talk "After wrapping Friday’s PFT Live, which included a show-record five guests (Reggie Bush, Emmitt Smith, DeAngelo Williams, Brandon Boykin, Marvin Jones), guys kept showing up to be interviewed. So we kept interviewing them. One of the most pleasant surprises came from Raiders running back..." February 01

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    Scott Bair @BairCSN

    Rashad Jennings said he's good to go and will play on Sunday. #raiders

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Raiders RB Jennings not expected to go, they'll shift FB Marcel Reese over. Julius Thomas expected to go. Steelers L Bell gets the go too

  • Jennings shows improvement after concussion

    CSN Bay Area "Rashad Jennings was already down following an 8-yard reception when Dallas defensive back Jeff Heath inadvertently kicked him in the head. His head snapped down toward the turf and, for a moment lay motionless on the turf late in Thursday’s loss to Dallas. The Raiders’ feature back was wobbly..." November 30

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    Vic Tafur @VicTafur

    Rashad Jennings sustained a concussion. RB looked foggy in locker room

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    Steve Corkran @CorkOnTheNFL

    Greg Olson said Raiders intend to roll with "the hot hand" in Rashad Jennings at running back. Darren McFadden will get his touches, though.

  • Will Jennings cut into McFadden's carries?

    CSN Bay Area "Darren McFadden’s load might be lighter when he’s healthy again. The Raiders will run at the same rate, but they might call Rashad Jennings’ number instead. The veteran backup had another productive day playing for McFadden, totaling over 100 yards of offense in a 24-20 road loss to the New..." November 11

  • McFadden, Jennings active vs. Chiefs

    CSN Bay Area "Darren McFadden is good to go. Rashad Jennings is too. The Raiders will have a full complement of running backs for Sunday morning's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. McFadden and Jennings were listed as questionable on the team's injury report but coach Dennis Allen expressed optimism..." October 13

  • Raiders back Jennings has studied his roles

    San Francisco Chronicle "Raiders running back Rashad Jennings calls himself a "fitness nut." And some of his teammates looked at him as though he was crazy on Monday. There he was a day after running the ball 14 times catching eight passes and blocking a punt leaving the locker room with his bike to ride the 20..." October 05

  • Raiders RB Jennings offers backfield injury protection

    CSN Bay Area "Darren McFadden has been hurt in each of his five NFL seasons. That’s why backup running backs are so vital to the Raiders offense. Rashad Jennings was brought in to fill that role and he certainly looks the part. The 6-foot-1 231-pound veteran has a powerful rushing style that fits a revamped..." August 03

  • Newly signed RB Jennings excited to work with McFadden

    CSN Bay Area "Newly-acquired Oakland Raiders running back Rashad Jennings describes himself as a "complete back." "A back that can protect the quarterback, pick up the offense," Jennings said on a conference call with Bay Area writers Thursday afternoon. "A running back that can catch out of the backfield, a..." April 13