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Giants Release Jacobs After Seven Years

The Giants on Friday released running back Brandon Jacobs after seven years in New York.

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Jacobs, 29, ran for 571 yards and seven touchdowns last season as the Giants won the Super Bowl. He wanted to stay with the champions, but a restructured deal could not be agreed to by both parties, signaling the end of a solid Giants career.

In fact, he is the fourth-leading rusher in franchise history with 4,849 yards, but has seen his role diminish with the emergence of Ahmad Bradshaw.

He won two Super Bowl titles as a Giant.

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