The difference between winners and losers in the NFL sometimes comes down to dealing with tough times.
Ahmad Bradshaw and the New York Giants shrugged off their mistakes Sunday, while the Cleveland Browns were burned by them.
Bradshaw fumbled away his first carry of the game, then was unstoppable in rushing for 200 yards and a touchdown in a 41-27 victory for the Super Bowl champions. Victor Cruz set a career best with three TD catches from Eli Manning.
The Browns fell to 0-5 with their 11th consecutive loss because they compounded one mistake with another, and then a few more.
''I stayed hard on myself after the fumble,'' Bradshaw said. ''I wanted to use it with the ball in my hand and I just ran angry today.
''I was disappointed with the fumble, but you put it out of your mind. I knew I was cool. We knew the running game was there, we were confident.''
The Browns were self-destructive, which helps explain their record. As does their youth; Cleveland is the league's youngest ...