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After 9 years in this whirlwind business they call the NFL, I am proud to announce that I am hanging up my … http://t.co/S9422x0y6x
— Brandon Jacobs (@gatorboyrb) January 3, 2014
In nine seasons — eight with New York — Jacobs piled up 5,094 rushing yards and 64 total touchdowns.
Jacobs, 31, played a key role in the Giants’ wins in Super Bowl XLII and XLVI. His 60 rushing touchdowns are a Giants career record.
Jacobs’ announcement came on the same day that Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride also announced his retirement.