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Big Blue View Feb 23, 2017
Rashad Jennings admits he could see time with Giants ending

Rashad Jennings admits he could see time with Giants ending

Running back had said he was expecting to return Right up until the time he was released by the team, veteran running back Rashad Jennings kept telling anyone who asked that he expected to be back with the New York Giants in 2017. Now that he is a free agent Jennings is coming clean, indicating to NFL Network that he saw the writing on the wall during the 2016 season as rookie Paul Perkins begin to see an increased role. "Well, I mean, could I see it coming? You always have that possibility," he said. "You could kind of see a rotation in the backfield and how we were operating that that was...
Giants Wire Feb 23, 2017
Ex-Giant Rashad Jennings plans to 'make one G.M. right' next season

Ex-Giant Rashad Jennings plans to 'make one G.M. right' next season

The New York Giants parted ways with veteran running back Rashad Jennings in order to save some salary cap space but that hasn’t stopped Jennings from getting ready to receive a call from another team. Related:Potential Giants free agent target Andrew Whitworth likely to hit market Despite being released after a season in which he struggled to produce, Jennings is positive that he make whichever general manager calls him proud that he did. Jennings told NFL Network’s Good Morning Football on Thursday that he is excited for the next chapter of his career. “But where I’m at right...
NFL Trade Rumors Feb 23, 2017

NFL Notes: Jimmy Garoppolo, Rashad Jennings, Colts, Lions

Jimmy Garoppolo Mike Freeman of B/R reports that several teams are preparing to make “blockbuster offers” to the Patriots for backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo. According to Freeman, there’s no guarantee Garoppolo is traded this offseason, but some around the NFL believe a draft shakeup is coming that will involve Garoppolo being dealt. Freeman says that … The post NFL Notes: Jimmy Garoppolo, Rashad Jennings, Colts, Lions appeared first on NFLTradeRumors.co.
Newark Star-Ledger Feb 23, 2017
Ex-Giants RB Rashad Jennings: 'I've got a chip on my shoulder'

Ex-Giants RB Rashad Jennings: 'I've got a chip on my shoulder'

Veteran running back plans to keep playing in 2017.
Newark Star-Ledger Feb 22, 2017
Adam Schefter's take on Adrian Peterson to the Giants or Cowboys in NFL free agency

Adam Schefter's take on Adrian Peterson to the Giants or Cowboys in NFL free agency

The Giants will likely be looking for a running back either in free agency or the draft after cutting ties with Rashad Jennings last week.
Giants Wire Feb 21, 2017
5 players the Giants could trade up for in Round 2

5 players the Giants could trade up for in Round 2

The New York Giants have a few priorities to take care of before the 2017 NFL Draft, namely trying to bring back the entire 2016 defensive unit, but they will also likely go after some offensive linemen on the free agent market. Needless to say, the needs on draft day could shift drastically before April. Related:3 free agents Giants could use to replace Rashad Jennings For the sake of this article, lets assume they bring back Jason Pierre-Paul and Johnathan Hankins. Recent reports have indicated the Giants are going to do whatever they can to make that happen. It makes all kinds of...
Giants Wire Feb 21, 2017
Are Jaguars, Tom Coughlin gearing up to pursue Jason Pierre-Paul?

Are Jaguars, Tom Coughlin gearing up to pursue Jason Pierre-Paul?

The New York Giants are just one of many teams that will look to be active once the new league year begins on March 9. The Jacksonville Jaguars are also one of those teams that are expected to make a big splash and one of their targets could be defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. Related:3 free agents Giants could use to replace Rashad Jennings After the Jaguars released defensive end Jared Odrick on Monday, their projected salary cap space hovers around the $70 million mark, which makes them dangerous suitors for the longtime Giants defensive end. There are many reasons why Pierre-Paul is...
Giants Wire Feb 21, 2017
3 free agents Giants could use to replace Rashad Jennings

3 free agents Giants could use to replace Rashad Jennings

The New York Giants have some reloading to do this offseason, and while most of the attention is on priorities like Victor Cruz’s replacement and the offensive line, there is one void the team needs to fill that is being overlooked. Related:Giants release RB Rashad Jennings The running back position needs some revitalization after the release of veteran Rashad Jennings. His departure comes after a sub-par 2016 campaign where the seven-year veteran rushed for 593 yards, averaging a mundane 3.3 yards per carry. The emergence of rookie running back Paul Perkins in the second half of the...
FOX Sports Feb 19, 2017
Fantasy Football 2017: Paul Perkins Stock on the Rise

Fantasy Football 2017: Paul Perkins Stock on the Rise

The New York Giants recently released their leading rusher Rashad Jennings. Paul Perkins fantasy football stock is now on the rise, but how much?Usually when a team parts ways with their leading rusher, it makes waves throughout the NFL and in fantasy football. In the case of the New York Giants, ...
Big Blue View Feb 18, 2017
Mailbag, 2/18: Replacing Victor Cruz, Jason Pierre-Paul’s future, more

Mailbag, 2/18: Replacing Victor Cruz, Jason Pierre-Paul’s future, more

Let’s check the mail and see what questions we can answer this week This was a busy week for the New York Giants, with the releases of wide receiver Victor Cruz and running back Rashad Jennings at the forefront. Let’s catch up on reading the mail and see what’s on your mind. @bigblueview cruz being released was necessary but painful, for his replacement would u see the Giants going for FA, draft or King or Lewis?— João Thiele (@ThieleJoao) February 16, 2017 Ed says: Honestly, right now I would think all three are on the table. If you can find a receiver, preferably a...
Giants Wire Feb 17, 2017
5 free agents the Giants should avoid

5 free agents the Giants should avoid

It’s apparent that the New York Giants are looking to dip into the free agency pool after several roster releases including those of veteran wide receiver Victor Cruz and running Rashad Jennings. Related:Could Giants and Dolphins be discussing a DRC/Branden Albert swap? General Manager Jerry Reese made a big defensive splash last March that proved well worth the cost after the Giants posted an 11-5 record. Reese and his team, however, won’t be shelling out the big bucks this offseason. According to Over The Cap, the Giants have approximately $32 million in cap space which means Reese...
numberFire Feb 16, 2017

Vikings' Adrian Peterson intrigued by Giants' offseason moves

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tweeted Wednesday about the "interesting moves" the New York Giants have made this offseason. What It Means: Peterson has previously expressed interest in playing for the Giants and that was likely piqued by the release of Rashad Jennings on Monday. He's also said he would like to retire with the Vikings, but that's going to require a significant pay cut. The Giants operated from the shotgun over 70 percent of the time in 2016, so Peterson would be an odd fit. There were 88 running backs to notch at least 30 rushing attempts this...
Giants Wire Feb 16, 2017
Paul Perkins has golden opportunity to take over Giants' backfield

Paul Perkins has golden opportunity to take over Giants' backfield

The New York Giants released veteran running back Rashad Jennings on Monday, which officially means that the organization may be ready to pass the reigns to 22-year-old sophomore Paul Perkins. Related:Giants release RB Rashad Jennings Toward the end of last season, there was a noticeable transition in the Giants backfield. As Perkins began to progress in his knowledge of the playbook and the blocking schemes, he earned an increasing amount of playing time. His playing time steadily increased until he eventually supplanted Jennings as the lead running back. In the final five games of the...
Giants Wire Feb 16, 2017
Adrian Peterson paying close attention to Giants' offseason moves

Adrian Peterson paying close attention to Giants' offseason moves

So far this offseason, the New York Giants have signed a handful of players to reserve/futures deals, brought back tight end Will Tye and defensive lineman Robert Thomas, and released both wide receiver Victor Cruz and running back Rashad Jennings. Related:Rashad Jennings: Ive been blessed to play with the Giants Although early reports suggest these moves have been made with the intention of making a run at defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has made a mental note of Jennings’ departure. In mid-January, faced with the possibility of being...
Empire Writes Back Feb 16, 2017

New York Giants Select Derek Barnett In Mel Kiper’s Mock Draft 2.0

The New York Giants select Derek Barnett in Mel Kiper Jr.’s most recent mock draft. The New York Giants have clear needs heading into the offseason. They have already made some cuts, releasing veterans Victor Cruz and Rashad Jennings. Those moves indicate that the Giants plan to make changes to their outside receiver corps and […] New York Giants Select Derek Barnett In Mel Kiper’s Mock Draft 2.0 - Empire Writes Back - Empire Writes Back - Knicks, Yankees, Mets, Jets. Giants, Nets, Rangers, Islanders, Devils, and More

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