Rashad Jennings tweets that he's joining Giants backfield
The Giants are desperately in need of a running back, as David Wilson is recuperating from a neck injury and Andre Brown is a free agent. Jennings spent last season with Oakland, where he rushed for 733 yards and six touchdowns.
Previously, Jennings spent four years in Jacksonville, though he only started nine games during his tenure with the Jaguars due to the presence of Maurice Jones-Drew. Last season, Jennings started eight games for the Raiders, who saw starter Darren McFadden miss several games due to injury.
The Giants were one of the worst rushing teams in the NFL in 2013, finishing with 1,332 total yards, fourth-worst in the league. Brown led the team with 492 yards.
New York moved quickly to bolster its ground game on Tuesday, also reportedly re-signing Peyton Hillis.
Flying to the Big Apple tonight! Looking forward to signing the dotted lines with @GiantsGrade: B+. -- Doug Farrar
— Rashad Jennings (@RashadJennings) March 11, 2014