Brandon Jacobs’ Breakout Performance Makes Him a Must-Add in All Fantasy Leagues

October 12, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brandon Jacobs had been easy to ignore until Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bears, but the veteran running back has come back to life as a legitimate fantasy player.
The New York Giants signed the 31-year-old player after David Wilson's Week 1 disaster performance when he fumbled and only managed 19 rushing yards. However, Jacobs was even worse on the field, totaling 11 yards on 11 carries in his first three games.
It is now clear that he simply needed a few weeks to get into playing shape and an opportunity to shine.
He finally got that chance in Week 5 against the Philadelphia Eagles when Wilson was forced to leave the game with a neck injury. Jacobs had a solid performance with 37 rushing yards on 11 carries, which gave the team enough confidence to stick with him against the Bears in Week 6.
With Wilson still out, Jacobs exploded for 106 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 22 attempts, plus a reception for eight yards. He did nothing especially impres...

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