Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/26/12
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 rest of the season, citing a person with knowledge of Brown's injury as a source. The team has not officially announced Brown's status. Brown tweeted Sunday night: "People the season not over yet!!!!" Brown has a team-best eight rushing touchdowns and is averaging 5.3 yards per carry. Starter Ahmad Bradshaw and Brown have been splitting carries in recent weeks. Rookie David Wilson is expected to fill Brown's void in the offense but the Giants also worked out other running backs last week, including Joseph Addai, Kregg Lumpkin, Mewelde Moore and Ryan Torain. Former Green Bay Packer Ryan Grant is also an option. He played for the Giants until his trade to Green Bay in 2007. Bradshaw has been slowed by a foot injury for much of the season.
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