Brandon Jacobs says emotions got best of him

San Francisco 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs kneels

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San Francisco 49ers running back Brandon Jacobs kneels at practice during training camp in Santa Clara, Calif. (Aug. 2, 2012) (Credit: AP)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A circumspect Brandon Jacobs, backing off a bit from comments a day earlier, expressed appreciation Thursday to the San Francisco 49ers for allowing him to heal a leg injury which has kept him from playing a single NFL game this season.

Jacobs, the big running back who couldn't reach an agreement with the Giants on a restructured contract after the Super Bowl season...

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