The San Francisco 49ers parted ways for good with Jacobs on Monday, an expected move after the outspoken player was suspended for the final three regular-season games.|||||||
The team said that even if Jacobs were to be claimed by another team off waivers, he would not be eligible to play during the postseason and only once the Super Bowl was done - so, that certainly came into the timing of the move. Jacobs was suspended Dec. 10, though the team didn't provide a reason or explain why he was being punished.
The San Francisco 49ers have suspended Jacobs for the final three games following a series of posts on social media sites addressing his lack of playing time, including one during the weekend saying he was "on this team rotting away."|||||||
The 49ers said Monday, about two hours after coach Jim Harbaugh's news conference, that Jacobs had been disciplined. Jacobs became increasingly verbal in his frustration via social media during the weekend over a lack of playing time. Harbaugh declined to address Jacobs' comments, even when asked whether Jacobs is still on the team. He said he was invoking his "fifth amendment" right.
Jacobs is becoming even more frustrated with his extremely limited role for San Francisco. He said via Instagram that he is "on this team rotting away" while referring to his first season with the Niners as his "worst" yet during an eight-year career that included seven with the New York Giants.|||||||
The 30-year-old Jacobs has five carries for 7 yards while being active for only two games with the NFC West-leading Niners (8-3-1), who hosted the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Jacobs - inactive again with rookie LaMichael James active for the first time - has repeatedly referred any questions about his playing time to head coach Jim Harbaugh.
Jacobs is on the active roster for the first time after a left knee injury sidelined the former New York Giants running back since the preseason.|||||||
Jacobs could make his Niners debut.
Jacobs is inactive again for San Francisco.|||||||
He had hoped to make his 49ers debut against his former team. He has not played since injuring his left knee in preseason.