Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/9/14
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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

1 Comment:
  • I've been saying for the last couple of seasons that Bradshaw looks beaten up. He just doesn't seem to cut and run with the same power he use to. But I never saw Brown stepping up the way he has, WOW! I def saw Ramses Barden as someone who could make his mark, kind of like having another Plaxico Burress minus the attitude. Offensive coordinators preparing to face the Giants must be having nightmares with all the receivers they have that can bust a game open. I wish Bradshaw well but Giants fans may be seeing the changing of the guard with Brown as the featured back.
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