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New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings May not Be Ready for Full Workload After All: Report
December 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While being healthy enough to be on the field during a Week 14 game against the Tennessee Titans, New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings only played in a limited role while rookie running back Andre Williams handled most of the carries, grabbing the ball 27 times for 131 yards...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Expected to See More Playing Time Vs. Washington Redskins
December 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings took a backseat last Sunday to Andre Williams who ran away with the game en route to a career day. Williams rushed for a career-high 131 yards, 50 of which resulted in a touchdown on his longest carry of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Already Rewriting League, Franchise Record Books
December 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants exited the tunnels on Sunday morning for their warmups prior to kickoff against the Tennessee Titans, field level seating had already begun to fill up, particularly near the endzones and along the sidelines. So, what was the attraction bringing hardcore tailgaters into the stadium early?...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Travels to Tennessee; Will Be a Game-Time Decision
December 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants boarded their plane to Tennessee on Saturday afternoon, running back Rashad Jennings was with them. That's significant because Jennings, who is officially listed as questionable with an ankle sprain, has not traveled with the team this year when he wasn't going to play. ***PHOTO1*** Still, despite traveling,...

Giants’ Ben McAdoo Hints RB Orleans Darkwa Could See Larger Role Vs. Tennessee Titans
December 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When you’re 3-9 in just about any sport, there isn’t much reason to smile. Yet New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo not only smirked, but taunted reporters and fans by suggesting they “stay tuned,” in regards to a player few if any would’ve guessed. ***PHOTO1*** After spraining his ankle and sitting...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Misses Practice Wednesday & Thursday; Expects to Play Sunday
December 4th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings has missed a good portion of the season due to injury, but in Big Blue's most recent loss against the Jacksonville Jaguars, they had significant success in the first half and that success was heavily attributed to the play of Jennings. In the...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings at a Loss for Words Following 25-24 Defeat at Hands of Jaguars
December 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Coming into Sunday, the New York Giants were hoping to end their six-game losing streak against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Unfortunately, the Giants allowed the 1-10 Jaguars to stick around and, eventually, let the game slip away from them. ***PHOTO1*** Big Blue was only able scored three points in the second half after...

New York Giants Must Rely on Rashad Jennings in Order to Beat Dallas Cowboys
November 20th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
One of the few positives that New York Giants fans are taking out of the 16-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday was that running back Rashad Jennings had recovered from his injury and played a full game without any problems. Now that he's okay, the Giants, in...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Final Drive Blunders: We Should Have Run the Ball
November 17th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
With time ticking off the clock, Odell Beckham Jr. made one an incredible catch on the sidelines to set up a first and goal at the four-yard line and what many would thought would be the moment where the New York Giants took the lead and possibly, got a win...

Giants Place Peyton Hillis on Season-Ending IR; Sign Justin Anderson from Practice Squad
November 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Saturday that they have placed running back Peyton Hillis (concussion) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad to the 53-man roster. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis, who suffered a concussion in a 38-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10, was...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: We Must Run and Stop the Run; It’s That Simple
November 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has had a lot to talk about as his team prepares to take on the San Francisco 49ers. A lot of this particular talk has had to deal with the nagging injury issues the team has dealt with over the course of this...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Will not Carry “Full Load” Vs. San Francisco 49ers
November 14th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have been without running back Rashad Jennings since he sprained his MCL in a Week 5 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, and to say their running game has suffered in his absence would be an understatement. But the team will receive a welcomed boost on Sunday...

New York Giants Place Michael Cox on Season-Ending IR, Sign RB Orleans Darkwa
November 12th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants announced on Wednesday that they have placed running back Michael Cox (leg) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and signed running back Orleans Darkwa off of the Miami Dolphins' practice squad to replace him. ***PHOTO1*** Darkwa, who signed with the Dolphins as an undrafted rookie free agent earlier this...

New York Giants’ Running Game Likely to Receive Considerable Boost with Return of Rashad Jennings
November 11th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
54 rushing yards is what the New York Giants were able to put up against the Seattle Seahawks this past Sunday. On the bright side, the running game did get a touchdown on the day; but a loss is a loss and nothing, not even a touchdown, can disguise the...

New York Giants Expect Rashad Jennings Back Vs. San Francisco 49ers
November 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As the losses have piled up over the past few weeks, the New York Giants have surely missed running back Rashad Jennings. After missing the last four games due to a knee injury, a Jennings return may be just what the doctor ordered for the Giants as they have lost...

New York Giants’ Michael Cox Suffered Fractured Left Leg Vs. Seahawks; Season Likely Over
November 9th, 2014 at 9:45 PM
With the New York Giants running back depth already depleted in the game with Rashad Jennings out with a knee injury and Peyton Hillis leaving the game in the first half due to suffering a concussion, Michael Cox got his chance to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, but...

New York Giants Rule Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Seahawks; Still Targeting Week 11 Return
November 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The long-awaited return of New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings may be coming soon, but it just won't be this week. ***PHOTO1*** Jennings suffered a knee sprain against the Atlanta Falcons back on Oct. 5 and has not played since then. Though he has been making progress in his recovery process,...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings May Be Out Until Week 11 Vs. San Francisco 49ers
November 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It's been nearly a month since New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings sprained his MCL in a victory over the Atlanta Falcons, and despite the team expressing some optimism that he'd be able to return following the bye week, that has not come to fruition. Rather, Jennings has not...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Cullen Jenkins Out Vs. Colts; Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Questionable
November 1st, 2014 at 1:55 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 9 injury report on Saturday afternoon and, to no one's surprise, both running back Rashad Jennings (knee) and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins (calf) have been ruled out for Monday's game against the Indianapolis Colts. ***PHOTO1*** What everyone had been waiting for however, was the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Rashad Jennings: “He’s not Ready to Go”
October 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants were hopeful that running back Rashad Jennings (knee) would return following the bye week and play against the Indianapolis Colts, but as the team returned to the practice field on Monday, he was not among those participating. ***PHOTO1*** "He's not ready to go," Coughlin said of Jennings, adding...