Ahmad Bradshaw may have returned to practice on Thursday, but that isn't something he was able to replicate on Friday as he missed practice and was subsequently listed as questionable for Sunday's humdinger at MetLife Stadium against the Washington Redskins.
Per Matt Ehalt of ESPNNewYork.com, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Bradsahw was "a little sore today. We're trying to get him to a point game day where he's healthy."
Bradshaw's rushed for 316 yards over his last two games and his presence would be most appreciated this week against a Redskins run defense giving up just 88.8 rushing yards per game. It would be a shock if Bradshaw's foot injury prevented him from playing, but he's clearly not 100 percent.
One player in less of a fortunate position than Bradshaw is Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon. He's a near certainty to miss his fourth game of the season, reports Rich Campbell of CSNWashington.com. Garcon hasn't set the 'Skins alight with eight catches in three sporadic appearances this season, but his potential when fully healthy has been on show with his 19.1 yards per catch average.
Coach Mike Shanahan was probably being generous at best when describing Garcon as a "long shot" to play on Sunday and it's fair to assume that the Giants will be planning their schemes without him in mind. However, should the Redskins lose on Sunday, they're far from out of the race for a wildcard spot and Garcon could well prove invaluable later in the season.
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