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Ahmad Bradshaw sat quietly on his couch at home in Indianapolis last Sunday night watching the Giants play the Cowboys while his former Big Blue protégé David Wilson endured a running back’s worst nightmare on national television.
While Bradshaw watched the game he held a football in his arms — a habit he follows even at home as a reminder to protect the ball in games — and with each Wilson fumble in Dallas he clutched that football closer to his chest as if there were linebackers about to burst into his living room trying to strip it from him.
“I’ve been in that same predicament and it’s all mental’’ Bradshaw told The Post by phone on Thursday. “As a running back it gets into your head.’’
Bradshaw who lost six fumbles in the 2010 season and had to redefine the way he carried the ball if he was going to continue his career said he planned to reach out to Wilson before the Giants home opener against the Broncos on Sunday.
After six seasons with the Giants Bradshaw was released in th
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So, the team is having the second-year player carry the ball in an unconventional way so he won’t cough it up. CBS color commentator and former New York quarterback Phil Simms displayed how Wilson intends to carry the ball in the most-intense way possible.
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Colts RB Vick Ballard is out for season after injuring knee during practice Thursday (@MikeWellsNFL contributed to report).
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 13, 2013