Originally posted on Giants Football Blog  |  Last updated 10/14/11
This is no breaking newsflash. The Giants ineffectiveness to run the ball has severely hampered their ability to dictate tempo in games and it has to change. Brandon Jacobs’ injury has only heightened the shortcomings of the running game. His status for Sunday is very much in doubt. So, once again, Ahmad Bradshaw will likely shoulder the load. Bradshaw has had a rough season thus far, only rushing for 286 yards on 72 carries and has yet to rush for 100-yards in a game. However, Bradshaw has confidence that the run game will get going and is not worried that he has to carry the load. “I don’t mind (carrying the load),” said Bradshaw. “Whatever they give me I am ready for. Hopefully we can get a lot of plays running the ball this week and protecting the pass.” While the Giants have had trouble running the ball (placing only 28th in the league with 83.8 rushing yards a game) they will have the comfort in knowing the Buffalo Bills are pretty bad at defending the run. The Bills rank 29t...
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