Brandon Jacobs Says He Is Healthy; Now We Need Results

Double G SportsCorrespondent IAugust 23, 2010

New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs claims to be healthy.

Although, he missed Saturday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to a sore neck.

Jacobs injured his neck after lifting weights without stretching before hand—Really dude? The first thing you learn as a young athlete is make sure you stretch and warm up before going through a full workout.

Is anyone else sick of Brandon Jacobs?

The guy has not been the same since becoming a fan favorite. Where has the big bruising runner gone? Where has the no nonsense monster gone?

The 6'4'', 264 pound running back in his sixth year has something to prove, or risk losing serious playing time. Last season Jacobs played just seven games while dealing with various injuries. He rushed for 464 yards on 120 carries.

Jacobs has not played more than 15 games since 2006.

With Ahmad Bradshaw nipping at his heels, Jacobs needs to step it up in a big way. The Giants and their fans seem to be falling in love with Bradshaw, and you can’t blame them.

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