Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/18/12
The New York Giants watched a gaggle of players limp from the field during their 41-34 shootout victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, key among them Ahmad Bradshaw (strained neck) and David Diehl (MCL), whose injury sounds like it will cost him a few games at there very least while Bradshaw is likely to miss at least Thursday night’s matchup with Cam Newtown and the Carolina Panthers. The old blessing in disguise may be a long running joke around Giants101, but the Giants may have a chance for just that in Bradshaw and Diehl’s replacements. No one is saying the Giants are better off without these guys – they’re certainly light years better than the guys you’d sign off the street or practice squad to replace them – but things started clicking when Andre Brown and William Beatty entered the game against the Bucs. Which begs the question: Are the backups capable of better production right now? Brown sure looked on Sunday like he’s ready to make that case: thirteen runs for 71 yards i...
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