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Brandon Jacobs

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  • Eli: Giants player with most to prove

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - New York Giants - INSIDE SLANT Following the worst season of his career, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning may be the man with the most to prove when the team begins training camp practices July 26 at the Timex...
  • Beason avoids surgery; Giants still need stand-in MLB

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - New York Giants - INSIDE SLANT New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason, who last week suffered a cracked sesamoid bone and ligament tear in his right foot, will not need surgery. While there was no mistaking...
  • Beason hopes he's ready for start of season

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - New York Giants - INSIDE SLANT Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason has a ligament tear and a small fracture to the sesamoid bone in his right foot, but hopes to be ready for the start of the season. Beason sustained...
  • Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
    With the Bears having a clear need for a veteran quarterback to back up Jay Cutler, do you think Rex Grossman would be an option? -- @RexyFan8 from Twitter Grossman, 33, is a free agent. I think he is an ideal backup because he’s smart and will...
  • Bears' front four failures painfully obvious

    Bears' front four failures painfully obvious
    It shouldn’t be that hard to beat a team that came in 0-5, but then, there are a lot of shouldn’ts with the Bears. And the most painful and obvious is the defensive line. This is getting ridiculous with the front four. Or what they call...
  • Marshall offensive catalyst for Bears' 27-21 victory

    Marshall offensive catalyst for Bears' 27-21 victory
    Brandon Marshall really wanted to see the football more. It came his way plenty Thursday night. Brandon Marshall desperately needed a Bears victory. He helped provide it. With a pair of glowing green cleats and two crowd-pleasing touchdown...
  • #Giants #Raiders game day changes

     
    For the Giants Inactive; QB Ryan Nassib; CB Corey Webster; CB Jayron Hosley; RB Brandon Jacobs; C Dallas Reynolds; DT Markus Kuhn; TE Adrien Robinson Changes; CB Trumaine McBride starts in place of Webster; RB Peyton Hillis starts in place......
  • Philadelphia Eagles defense still has plenty of cracks

    Philadelphia Eagles defense still has plenty of cracks
    — Three fourth-quarter interceptions and a sack. Three intentional grounding penalties and 53 rushing yards by their opponent. Just 21 points allowed despite 383 yards gained by the New York Giants at home. The numbers indicate significant...
  • Giant sigh of relief

    Giant sigh of relief
    NFL organizations always preach about the "perfect fit." There's a lot to get right for a team to win a Super Bowl. It's even more important when you have to adjust midseason. Just ask the Bears. They entered Thursday's game against the N.Y. Giants with...
  • 6 ways to fix the Bears' defensive line

    6 ways to fix the Bears' defensive line
    The most frustrating part of watching Bears games this season comes when they're on defense, a 180 from every year in recorded history. More specifically, the weak spot is the very center of the defense. Season-ending injuries to tackles Henry Melton...
  • Fantasy football: Week 9 waiver targets

    Fantasy football: Week 9 waiver targets
    Week 9 waiver targets for fantasy football leagues: Indianapolis wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (owned in 45 percent of Yahoo leagues) In five NFL seasons, Darrius Heyward-Bey never has played all 16 games and has yet to eclipse 64 catches in a year....
  • Film breakdown: The Eagles' defensive coaching staff can't be gone soon enough

     
    Two seasons ago, in the first matchup between the Giants and Eagles, Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride used Ernie Sims' over-aggressiveness against him. He ran play action to Brandon Jacobs to the left, with two receivers dragging from the left....