I think this has been a typical rookie year for me so far. You come in and you have a lot on your…
Tiki: Injuries not Jacobs' Fault
Those three running backs, plus an unheralded reserve named Derrick Ward, comprised the four-man backfield that Reese handed over to Tom Coughlin as the committee replacement for Tiki Barber, the franchise career leader in virtually every rushing category. In that group, Reese figured he has power and brute force (Jacobs), experience (Droughns), versatility (Ward) and potential (Bradshaw). But Reese also knew no matter how much you have, you never have enough. "That's a position you know you're four snaps from having four backs to having no backs,'' Reese said. The losses have not quite created such carnage but the Giants have unquestionably been tested as far as depth in their offensive backfield. Jacobs in the season opener in Dallas did not escape the first quarter of his first career start without straining a knee ligament, an injury that kept him out for three games. Ward filled in admirably but the 1-2 punch the Giants envisioned never really materialized, as Ward was...
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