Giants Release Jacobs

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0  Updated at 6:43 pm, March 9th, 2012 By: EastIdahoNews.com
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Al Bello/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Giants released running back Brandon Jacobs on Friday. The team wanted Jacobs to restructure his contract, but the two sides couldn’t come to an agreement.

Jacobs was due a $500,000 roster bonus in March and was due $4.4 million this season.

“It’s been a great ride,” Jacobs said in a statement. “It’s a great organization, a standup organization. I had fun. Won two Super Bowls here. I accomplished a lot in my career as a professional athlete here. That’s it. It’s been a good ride. Time to move on.”

The 29-year-old Jacobs spent has spent his entire seven year career with the Giants.

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