Brandon Jacobs has been placed on the injured reserve

The Giants placed running back Brandon Jacobs on season-ending injured reserve, two days after a knee injury kept him out for a second straight game.

Jacobs finished the season with 238 yards rushing and four touchdowns — most among Giants running backs — and two receptions for 13 yards in seven games.

Jacobs was a breathe of fresh air at the running back position when he returned. He was the first Giants back to rumble for a hundred yards. Jacobs presence worked to get the Giants going, but the team will now need to rely on Peyton Hillis and Andre Brown.

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