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NFL Injury Report:
While the New York Giants were able to come up with a big
victory over the Green Bay Packers last night, they lost two players to
injuries during the game; running back Andre Brown and safety Kenny Phillips.
Brown’s injury was significant as he suffered a broken fibula late in the game,
reports Hank Gola of the New York Daily News.
The only negative part of the Giants’ big night was losing
running back Andre Brown to a broken fibula in the fourth quarter.
Brown sustained the injury in the fourth quarter during his
longest gain of the night, a 16-yard run. While Brown isn’t the team’s starting
running back, he has been solid as a backup and did step up as an injury
replacement earlier this season.
The Giants confirmed that Brown will miss the rest of the season due to the injury, and Gola notes that it will open up an opportunity for rookie running back
Phillips was able to start Sunday night after missing six
games due to a knee injury. Unfortunately, the return may be short-lived, as
Phillips suffered another knee injury late in the game. He exited in the fourth
quarter, and the Giants didn’t offer an update on his condition after the game.
Phillips wasn’t overly concerned, as he said he could have continued playing.
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New York Giants running back Andre Brown is out for the remainder of the season with a broken fibula, the Newark (N.J.) Star-Ledger reported Monday. Brown sustained the injury during Sunday night's 38-10 rout of the Green Bay Packers. Coach Tom Coughlin announced the injury after the game but the Star-Ledger reported that tests taken Monday revealed that Brown will miss the...
After breaking his fibula during last night’s win, New York Giants running back Andre Brown is officially done for the season. He’ll be placed on season ending injured reserve.
Not sure if this was out there already: But after further tests today, RB Andre Brown is done for the year, source says. #nyg
— Jenny Vrentas (@JennyVrentas) November 26, 2012
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— Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) November 27, 2012
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