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Old 02-13-2009, 10:47 PM   #1
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Arrow Giants assign franchise tag to Jacobs

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The Giants designated running back Brandon Jacobs as their franchise player on Friday.

The move will guarantee Jacobs, who was set to become a free agent on Feb. 27, $6.6 million for the 2009 season.

"With the deadline approaching it was the right business thing to do at this point, although we are hopeful to get a longer term deal hammered out in the near future," general manager Jerry Reese said. "I did speak to Brandon and we had a very good conversation today."
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They'd be fools not to, Jacobs is their best back and maybe the strongest in the league. Earth, wind, and fire (at least I think that's what the trio of him, Ward, and Bradshaw is called) lives on!
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