Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/3/11

New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been ruled out indefinitely with a cracked bone in his foot.

The Newark Star-Ledger reported Bradshaw will be out "at least several" weeks and that surgery is being considered. Bradford has had surgery on both his feet and ankles in recent years and still has screws in his feet.

The 25-year-old Bradford played through discomfort in last week's comeback win over the Miami Dolphins, finishing with 13 carries for 50 yards. He has 440 yards rushing and five touchdowns this season.

With Bradshaw on the sideline, Brandon Jacobs will carry the load for the Giants (5-2) when they face the New England Patriots (5-2) on Sunday. Jacobs has rushed for 126 yards and two scores this season.

Bradshaw isn't the only one dealing with an injury as stud wideout Hakeem Nicks was held out of practice for the second straight day with a hamstring injury.

An MRI showed no structural damage, and he is considered day-to-day according to head coach Tom Coughlin.

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