For months, running back Brandon Jacobs has said he'd love to return to the New York Giants for the 2012-2013 season, realizing in order to do that he'd have to restructure his contract. With only 12 days remaining until he's due a $500,000 bonus, it sounds like talks between the two sides are not going well and that Jacobs' days in blue are potentially nearing their end.
A source, who wishes to remain anonymous, tells Giants 101 that the team did offer Jacobs a restructured contract, but that he felt the offer was "insulting."
Due a base salary of $4.4 million this coming season, it's hard to gauge what Jacobs would deem "insulting." However, he's made it abundantly clear that he's "not willing to sell his soul" to stay in New York, so, at least from his point of view, this offer was soul-crushing.
Does that mean there is no hope for some sort of reconciliation? Not exactly…
"There's always hope," the source said.
Needless to say, as of right now Jacobs is not happy with the offer he was made and unless the gap between the two sides shrinks in less than two weeks, his days as a member of the Giants may soon be over.
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