Found September 21, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Coaches always tell their backups to be ready. A play or an injury often separates them from being a starter or - at the least - a contributor. With the New York Giants, that happened to running back Andre Brown, wide receiver Ramses Barden and rookie cornerback Jayron Hosley over the past five days, and boy did they take advantage. Brown, who has been cut seven times by five different teams since 2010, carried 33 times for 184 yards and three touchdowns filling in for Ahmad Bradshaw (neck) in win wins over Tampa Bay on Sunday and Carolina on Thursday. Coming into the season, he had two career carries for minus-1 yard. Barden, who had nine catches last season, had nine receptions for 138 yards in the 36-7 rout of the Panthers filling in for Hakeem Nicks (foot). The third-round draft pick caught 15 passes in his first three seasons. Hosley has started the last two games with Prince Amukamara (ankle) and Michael Coe (hamstring) hurt, and he came up with his first career interception Thursday.

Andre Brown Dresses Like A Pimp

I found this suit in your closet Juan… Andre Brown (White Pimp Suit) went nuts on Thursday Night Football against the Panthers after getting caught up in mediocrity over his 4 year career.  He has been cut by teams 7-8 times getting cut by Giants, Broncos, Redskins, and the Panthers who he torched tonight.   Anyone who can pull off the all white suit is a pimp in my book. Mike...

Jayron Hosley says his hamstring injury isn’t serious

New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley had a nice game on Thursday night against the Panthers.  He recorded his first career interception, but left the game early with a hamstring injury. According to Ohm Youngmisuk of, Hosley’s hamstring injury isn’t considered to be serious, which is great news for the Giants since they’re so thin at the corner position...

Giants’ Andre Brown has earned a time share with Ahmad Bradshaw?

Andre Brown is having a nice week or so. On Sunday, Ahmad Bradshaw went down with an injury midgame against the Giants and because Tim Coughlin didn’t trust 1st round rookie David Wilson because of ball security and pass protection issues, he put the more veteran Andre Brown in the game. Brown impressed, rushing for 71 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries and he earned the start...

Do the Giants still need Ahmad Bradshaw?

Over the past two weeks, the New York Giants have had something they haven’t had in what feels like forever.A running game.And, naturally, just as every other player has emerged in their recent system, that running game has come from someone who no one would have expected it to.Andre Brown, who spent his 2010 season on five different teams and the 2011 season on the Giants practice...

Andre Brown Steamrolls Panthers

Giants running back Andre Brown had a career night Thursday against the Panthers, rushing for 113 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries in relief of an injured Ahmad Bradshaw.Fantasy Spin:Meanwhile, David Wilson received one carry. As long as Bradshaw remains out, consider Brown a RB2, even in 10-team leagues. He's looked that good in his last two games, carrying 33 times for...

Andre Brown Truck Sticks Haruki Nakamura

In his 3rd NFL season New York Giants running back Andre Brown had never had a carry that resulted in positive yardage (2 attempts for -1 yards).  That all changed on Thursday night when he ran for almost 100 yards and a touchdown in the first half of his Thursday night matchup against the Carolina Panthers. One person who failed at stoping Brown in that first half was Panthers...

Ramses Barden Shines in Place Of Nicks vs. Carolina

Like his teammate Andre Brown, Giants receiver Ramses Barden had a career game Thursday against the Panthers. In one game, Barden matched his reception total from all of last season.Fantasy Spin:Barden caught nine balls for 138 yards, clearly benefitting from Carolina's shaded coverage of Victor Cruz and using his 6-foot-6, 224-pound frame to make plays all over the field. It...

A Giant Receiver Steps Up Against Carolina: The Emergence of Ramses Barden

On Wednesday, the Giants ruled out receivers Hakeem Nicks and Domenik Hixon for their Thursday night game against Carolina.  With two of their three main receivers missing the game, Thursday presented tremendous opportunity for the young Giants backup receivers. Who would step up?  Maybe the most unlikely candidate to some fans, but fourth year wide out Ramses Barden stepped in...

Turnover-prone Panthers routed by Giants

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: New York @ Carolina 9/20/2012

  The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly   Giants 36 @ Panthers 7   By Eric Judd   @EricJuddTSHQ       The Good   Can’t cut THIS! Andre Brown. Andre Brown has single-handedly killed any hope I had of an Adrian Peterson, rookie year-like win in my decade-old fantasy football league. David Wilson was my supposed to be my trump card. Ahmad Bradshaw was going to get hurt (check) and...

Ramses Barden Hangs With J.R. Smith

I told him not to tweet booty pics Juan… Ramses Barden, The Giants, and their fans have been waiting for this guy to break out for four years.  Dubbed the Plax clone when they drafted him, he hadn’t done squat until tonight’s game when he went off in the absence of Hakeem Nicks.  The Giants eye for talent comes through again with Barden and Brown.  Jerry Reese is the man...

Giants bring the pain in blowout

Eli Manning didn't need a scintillating fourth quarter comeback Thursday night. The two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback, running back Andre Brown and the rest of the New York Giants were too good for the first three quarters to need one. Brown ran for a career-high 113 yards and two touchdowns in his first NFL start and the routed the Carolina Panthers 36-7. Four days...
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