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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 squad, has gotten his opportunity to be a featured back in New York’s offense the last two weeks, due to a neck injury to starting running back Ahmad Bradshaw, and has made the most of it.
After breaking off some big runs that helped balance the Giants offense late in their 41-34 come-from-behind win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday, Brown made his first career start on Thursday night, and was even more impressive.… Read more
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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...
According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been medically cleared to return to practice after missing last week’s game with a sprained neck.
Bradshaw is expected to take over his starting job with Andre Brown likely getting a good amount of carries as well.
Before Bradshaw got injured he wasn’t running the ball the way Brown has been...
New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (neck) has been cleared to return to practice by team doctors, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.Fantasy Spin:Bradshaw's status for Sunday's game against the Eagles is still up in the air. We'll have to see how he feels after practicing this week.
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Giants 36 @ Panthers 7
By Eric Judd
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...
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...
After three well deserved days off, the New York Giants returned to practice on Monday. Unfortunately, for eight players their mini-vacations continued for a variety of different reasons. Included in those that were not participating in the portion of practice open to the media were running back Ahmad Bradshaw (neck), wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (foot) and offensive lineman David...
Step Up: On Thursday night, Giants backups Andre Brown and Ramses Barden both played like stars in their first ever NFL starts.
As the Giants started their practice yesterday afternoon. They got word that WR Hakeem Nicks who is coming a sore foot injury will start in week 4 against the Eagles.
RB Ahmad Bradshaw who was out last Thursday night with a strain neck injury has been medically cleared for practice and may get him back next week as well.
Other news, WR Dominek Hixon (Concussion) and T/G David...
No Hakeem Nicks? No Ahmad Bradshaw? No problem. NFL teams often use the phrase “next man up” when starters go down with injuries, and the Giants exemplified the importance of depth by adhering to it on Thursday night. Their offense looked as good as it has all year, as Eli Manning had his way with the Carolina secondary and reserves Andre Brown and Ramses Barden enjoyed career...