EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin
says disgruntled running back Brandon Jacobs has neither asked
to be traded nor requested a meeting to define his role.
Rumors that Jacobs asked for a trade started circulating on
Monday in the wake of the Giants’ 38-14 loss to the Indianapolis
Colts in the second Manning Bowl.
Jacobs was limited to four carries in the game and did not play
after accidentally tossing his helmet about 10 rows into the
stands behind the Giants’ bench after being stopped on a
second-half run. Stadium security officials had to retrieve the
Coughlin did not see the original incident, but he said he spoke
to Jacobs about it. He said he would let the NFL handle any
disciplinary matters related to the incident.