RB Brandon Jacobs Placed on Injured Reserve; LB Marcus Dowtin Signed from Practice Squad: The Giants placed RB Brandon Jacobs (knee) on season-ending Injured Reserve on Tuesday. Jacobs has had chronic knee issues. He finished the 2013 season with 238 yards and four touchdowns on 58 carries. Jacobs’ NFL career is likely over.
To fill Jacobs’ roster spot, the Giants signed LB Marcus Dowtin from the Practice Squad.
Practice Squad Moves: The Giants terminated the Practice Squad contract of LB Darin Drakeford on Tuesday. To fill that vacancy, as well as the vacancy created with the promotion of LB Marcus Dowtin to the 53- man roster, the Giants signed DE Kendrick Adams and CB Chaz Powell to the Practice Squad.
New York Giants on WFAN: Audio clips of Tuesday’s WFAN interviews with the following New York Giants are available at CBSNewYork.com:
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Article on the New York Giants Passing Game: What’s Wrong with the New York Giants’ Passing Game? by Patricia Traina of BleacherReport.com
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Notes: According to the Elias Sports Bureau, 41 of QB Eli Manning’s 164 career interceptions have been tipped before being picked off. No quarterback has as many interceptions off of deflections in the past 10 years. QB Drew Brees is second with 35.