Will the New York Giants Acquire Marshawn Lynch?

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The Low-Down
After Tiki Barber retired, many believed that his departure would coincide with the demise of the Giants' running game.
What they failed to realize was the Giants had a monster of a running back waiting in the wings, along with a scarcely used veteran who would become a productive all-purpose back, and an unheralded seventh-round pick who would be a focal point in an unforgettable Super Bowl run.
Brandon Jacobs, Derrick Ward, and Ahmad Bradshaw’s success solidified the Giants' offensive line as one of the league’s best.
This notion was further accredited when Derrick Ward and Brandon Jacobs became the fourth tandem in NFL history to run for 1,000 yards each in the same season.
But in 2009, the running game that had defined the Giants for so many years dissipated.
Brandon Jacobs had a disturbingly bad season, mustering 835 rushing yards, but going from five yards a carry in 2008 to 3.7 in 2009. Jacobs insists his abysmal 2009 season...

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