Torain has agreed to contracts with the New York Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Giants haven't announced the deals.|||||||
Torain was signed by the Giants in late November after Andre Brown broke his leg. Starter Ahmad Bradshaw was recently cut and second-year pro David Wilson will be the starter.
The Washington Redskins have released Torain, who started four games this season, but fell behind rookies Roy Helu and Evan Royster on the depth chart.|||||||
Torain rushed for only 200 yards this year, with 135 coming in the win over the St. Louis Rams on Oct. 2. He then struggled when given a shot at the starting job after Tim Hightower was lost for the season with a knee injury, leading to the emergence of the rookies. Torain rushed for 742 yards for the Redskins last year.
Torain rushed for 20 yards on 10 attempts in Sunday's 20-9 loss to the Dolphins.|||||||
Since rushing for 135 yards in his season debut against the Rams on Oct. 2, Torain has amassed 53 yards on 31 attempts in his last five games.
Torain rushed for 22 yards on 10 carries Sunday in a 20-13 loss to Philadelphia.|||||||
The poor effort and injuries to Washington's offensive line have the running game in a state of flux. Fantasy owners should turn elsewhere.
Torain rushed for 135 yards on 19 carries in Washington's last game, and could get the bulk of the carries again with Tim Hightower nursing a shoulder injury.|||||||
On Sunday, the Redskins host the Eagles, who rank 30th in the NFL against the run, allowing an average of 140.2 yards.