Found September 26, 2012 on
Call it thunder and lightning. Call it the starter and the back-up. Call it a timeshare, platoon, backfield by committee or change of pace. Call it whatever you want. All that is known is that the New York Giants said that Ahmad Bradshaw will return as the starting running back when they face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night Football.
That means that Andre Brown will not remain in the starting backfield, despite his breakout performance in a blowout win against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football a week ago.
For fantasy football owners, that is about all the clarification I can provide at this point.
Everyone should have known that while Brown was very impressive, Bradshaw would not lose his starting job after sitting out one game due to a neck injury. It was never going to happen. With that being said, head coach Tom Coughlin did say that Brown “definitely” earned a role with his huge game last week.
How much of a role Brown earned is to be determined on Sunday....
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The fight for the Giants starting running back spot has all the makings of a great boxing fight. It’s the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight of the Giants organization but this fight is actually happening.
In the red corner stands Ahmad Bradshaw, who has been the Giants starting running back since 2008. He is the defending champion and “title holder” if you will.
In the blue corner...
According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been medically cleared to return to practice after missing last week’s game with a sprained neck.
Bradshaw is expected to take over his starting job with Andre Brown likely getting a good amount of carries as well.
Before Bradshaw got injured he wasn’t running the ball the way Brown has been...
New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has guarantees that he will play when his team takes on the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night Football. Bradshaw had missed the Giants’ previous game on Thursday Night Football against the Carolina Panthers, but he believes the extra rest will give him enough time to overcome his neck injury.
Yet while Bradshaw has guaranteed that he...
According to Ralph Vacchiano on the New York Daily News, Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said running back Andre Brown has "really changed the dynamic of our run game" and said the team will try to determine "what plays certain guys run a little more effectively than others."Fantasy Spin:With starter Ahmad Bradshaw likely to play Sunday night against...
New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (neck) said, "You can guarantee I'll be out there fighting with my team," according to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post.Fantasy Spin:It appears Bradshaw is sure he'll be in uniform on Sunday night, but we're not sure of the distribution between Bradshaw and Andre Brown who excelled in Carolina last week.
New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (neck) has been cleared to return to practice by team doctors, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.Fantasy Spin:Bradshaw's status for Sunday's game against the Eagles is still up in the air. We'll have to see how he feels after practicing this week.
New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw will return to the starting lineup on Sunday against Philadelphia, according to ESPN New York.
Bradshaw sat out last Thursday's game in Carolina with a neck injury. He suffered the injury early in week 2 against Tampa Bay.
Bradshaw could be eased back in with fellow running back Andre Brown coming off a career game. Brown rushed...
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride indicated on Thursday that they’ll run the ball with whoever has the hot hand, whether that’s Ahmad Bradshaw or Andre Brown.
“He’s really played well,” said Gilbride, per Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News. “He’s gotten opportunities that probably would not have occurred if it wasn’t for the injury to...
After three well deserved days off, the New York Giants returned to practice on Monday. Unfortunately, for eight players their mini-vacations continued for a variety of different reasons. Included in those that were not participating in the portion of practice open to the media were running back Ahmad Bradshaw (neck), wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (foot) and offensive lineman David...