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Brandon Jacobs

Brandon Jacobs - #45 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 264 lbs.
Birthday 07/06/1982
Birthplace Napoleonville, LA
College Southern Illinois
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 4th round, 9th pick by Giants

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups in the Packers' divisional playoff game vs. the Giants Sunday at Lambeau Field.  

'Pathetic' run game grounding Giants

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was livid after his team's 17-10 loss to the Eagles Sunday night, calling the team's 29-yard rushing effort "pathetic."

Giants' Bradshaw might tough it out

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 3:53 a.m. ET
The news that Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw cracked a bone in his foot is bad, but he might try to play with the injury.

Report: Giants RB Bradshaw has cracked bone in foot

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw has a cracked bone in his foot that he suffered in last week's win over the Dolphins, Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger first reported.

Wilkerson, Jacobs, Venable hit with fines

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Bears S Winston Venable, Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson and Giants RB Brandon Jacobs were fined by the NFL on Friday.

Jacobs adjusts contract to create room for Bradshaw

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
In a move to create more salary cap space for backfield mate Ahmad Bradshaw, Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has agreed to restructure his contract.

Jacobs: 'No way' Burress joins Giants

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs told ESPNNewYork.com that his friend, WR Plaxico Burress, will not be joining his old team next season.

Giants dominate Favre-less Vikings 21-3

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
The New York Giants took advantage of Brett Favre standing on the sideline as Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw had long runs in a 21-3 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night. Favre's NFL-record streak of 297 straight ...

Giants find ideal backfield mix

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Giants' recent backfield changes could have had a negative impact on multiple players, but instead it looks like they have found the right mix in which everyone can thrive.

Jacobs, Bradshaw run all over Redskins

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw  turned Sunday's meeting with the Washington Redskins into a rout, rushing for all four touchdowns and 200 yards in a 31-7 Giants victory.

Giants RB Jacobs fined $20,000

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs was fined for "unsportsmanlike conduct toward fans" after an incident last week in Philadelphia.

Giants not benching Bradshaw for good

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
The Giants' decision to bench RB Ahmad Bradshaw is a temporary measure, and it might end up helping him in the long term.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
The player who is most likely to benefit from the absence of Giants WR Hakeem Nicks is RB Brandon Jacobs, who's expected to get more touches, especially now that he's moved ahead of Ahmad Bradshaw on the depth ...

Coughlin: Jacobs gets start over Bradshaw

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin announced that Brandon Jacobs will start ahead of Ahmad Bradshaw in Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Giants' Jacobs learning to accept reserve role

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' career and season have come full circle as he is accepting his role coming off the bench.

Coughlin tries to wrest control of players

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Our Giants sources don't believe the team is on the verge of a player mutiny, but it's never a good sign when two players threaten to disrupt the chemistry of the locker room.

Giants RB Jacobs fined for helmet toss

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for tossing his helmet into the stands during the Sunday night game against Colts.

Giants will hang on to RB Jacobs

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Reports have surfaced that Brandon Jacobs, who has not been happy with his role for months, will request a trade from the Giants. Don't expect them to remit to his demands.

Jacobs throws helmet into stands

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs' frustration Sunday night almost injured a fan; instead it led to a bizarre occurrence during the Giants' game against the Colts.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 31, 2012
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.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
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.
Posted Dec. 09, 2012
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.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
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.
Posted Sept. 09, 2012
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.

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