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New York Giants running back Andre Brown is finally getting his chance to show what he can do. The fifth year back has had a career filled with injuries but has kept working, kept grinding and now heās going to be a major piece in the Giants offense. On the teamās current depth chart heās listed as co-starter with David Wilson.
With the departure of Ahmad Bradshaw to Indianapolis this offseason, Brown has gone from a spare part to a co-starter in the Giants backfield along with second-year pro David Wilson.
āIād be lying if I said it wasnāt (a good feeling to have established himself) but I still attack it as if ā¦ life in the NFL isnāt guaranteed,ā Brown said on Friday. āEvery year, itās a blessing to play. Iām still going to attack it as if Iāve been cut a couple of times.ā (NJ Star Ledger)
Brown had a very solid 2012 gaining 385 yards on 73 carries with eight touchdowns before breaking his leg in Week 12. Heās fully healthy now and will be the thunder in the Giants new Thund
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David Wilson and Andre Brown have been listed as the New York Giants starting running backs, according to their first unofficial depth chart.
Also unofficially, David Wilson and Andre Brown are both starting RBs. David Diehl is at RT. Wilson is also at KR and Rueben Randle at PR.
ā Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) August 1, 2013
I believe both Wilson and Brown should share the...
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin will turn 67-years-old later this month, five years shy of the oldest NFL coaches ā George Halas and Marv Levy, who coached until the age of 72. Ā But Coughlin may not be planning to stick around that long. āI think that heās at the age (where) after the season, whether we win a Super Bowl or not, (retirement) isĀ
Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks claims his groin injury isnāt serious and he would be playing if this was week one of the regular season. Ā He claims heās Ā just trying to be smart.
āI wouldnāt even categorize it as an injury,ā Nicks said, via the New York Daily News. āItās just being smart coming off of the problems I had last year with the knee and the foot. I just...
Considering New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicksā
recent injury history, there was concern when it was reported he missed
practice due to a groin ailment. However, Nicks told reporters that he wouldnāt
even consider his groin to be injured, noting that he just wants to be smart
and expects to rejoin the Giants in a day or two.
Hakeem Nicks on his groin injury: "...
When New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks entered
training camp, he was deemed full-go by the team. However, the playmaker
suffered a minor groin injury during the first practice that has limited him
since. He wasnāt able to join his teammates on the practice field yesterday,
and while head coach Tom Coughlin said the injury didnāt get any worse, he
added that itās been...
Justin Tuck is 30 years old now, but feeling extremely young again.
Tuck told USA Today that he feels revitalized, and āwants to get back to being dominant again.ā
āI feel revitalized, I just want to get back to being a dominant football player again,ā Tuck told USA TODAY Sports Saturday. āIāve always been my worst critic.
āNot making the playoffs and me not having...
New York Giants wide receivers coach Kevin Gilbride expressed frustration with Hakeem Nicks' groin injury Thursday pressuring the contract-year player to get back on the practice field.
Nicks downplayed his groin issues Friday refusing even to call it an injury.
"I don't feel frustrated at all" Nicks said via the New York Post. "It's only the second week...
When Justin Pugh initially came off the field with concussion symptoms it was easy to tell that something wasn't right.
"He didnāt feel well when he got inside and coming to the meeting was not an easy thing for him" Tom Coughlin said. "I donāt think thereās any question about thatā¦ That was proper. Thatās the thing that he should have done. I donā...
Some people will complain that Justin Pugh was only watching New York Giants practice today and not participating but it really is a good thing. Pugh suffered a concussion on Thursday and hasnāt been seen on the practice field since. So if heās on the field at least watching practice thatās a good thing, that means heās having progress in his recovery. Even more important...
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With running back Ahmad Bradshaw signing with the Indianapolis Colts this offseason, the New York Giants rushing duo of David Wilson and Andre Brown are ready to answer the bell. Find out how New York's rushing attack might ascend to one of the league's best.
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As training camps are in full swing across the NFL, many teams have been dealing with injuries to key players. For the New York Giants,the injury bug affected them after Fridayās practice when one of their top 2013 draft picks
sustained a concussion. Now with the first preseason game only a week away, the Giants have to wait until they can finally see their injured draft pick in game action.
According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, the Giants' first unofficial depth chart lists both David Wilson and Andre Brown as the starting running backs.Fantasy Spin:We're not sold that the team is ready to hand over the reigns to Wilson and expect Brown to be heavily involved, especially in the red zone. Brown has serious 10-touchdown potential.