Jacobs won two Super Bowls as a running back for the Giants, rushing for 5,087 yards and 60 touchdowns in 107 games over eight seasons with the franchise. He was the No. 110 overall pick in the fourth round of the 2005 draft.
While Jacobs’ career serves as one of many examples — more recently, Alvin Kamara (Saints) and Kareem Hunt (Chiefs) — of why teams commonly pass on running backs in the top five of a draft believing they can find production in the middle rounds, he doesn’t subscribe to the theory.
In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. The NFL players’ union has filed a non-injury grievance on behalf of free agent safety Eric Reid. The NFLPA cites one team appearing to have based its decision not to sign a player based on the player’s statement that he would challenge the implementation of a club’s policy prohibiting demonstration during the national anthem.
The NFLPA cites one team appearing to have based its decision not to sign a player based on the player’s statement that he would challenge the implementation of a club’s policy prohibiting demonstration during the national anthem.
Drafted 19th overall by the Titans in 2007, the Texas product appeared in two Pro Bowls and was named a second-team All-Pro in 2010.
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It is off the field where the Odell-Saquon dynamic is most fascinating to anticipate. Last names are optional with these two mega-stars 鈥?one NFL established, revered (in some circles reviled), and the other a newbie arriving already a brand-ready college phenom, undeniably the most highly anticipated Giants rookie in the social-media age.
Odell is not part Authentic Matt Bryant Jersey of the furniture in an Eli Manning sense, but, entering his fifth season, he is familiar in a realm where new is embraced. How he reacts to his space, his domain, infiltrated by Smiling Saquon will be a case-study in worlds colliding. In the game, Beckham will have to adjust to seeing the ball less, hearing roars for Barkley and grow accustomed to chasing him down in the end zone to celebrate a Saquon Score.