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Giants NFL's 4th team with two over 1,000

Updated: December 28, 2008, 5:57 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- New York Giants running back Derrick Ward topped 1,000 yards rushing for the season on Sunday against Minnesota Vikings, giving New York only the fourth pair of 1,000-yard backs in league history.

Brandon Jacobs, who was inactive on Sunday, rushed for 1,089 yards this season. Ward entered the game needing 52 yards to join him in the club, and picked that up on a 5-yard rush in the third quarter.

Miami's Larry Csonka and Mercury Morris formed the first running ...

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