The love-hate relationship in New York isn’t only by way of the media; it’s with many of the fickle fans too. It remains a metropolis where it’s hard to be understood no matter how blatant you and your actions are.
Since the last running back “bad guy” focus left in March with former New York Giants RB starter Brandon Jacobs, Ahmad Bradshaw has assumed that role. Slowly, he’s learning what his “brother from another mother” had to endure while in blue. Having passion (especially passion that isn’t somewhat corralled) is oft misconstrued in the city that never sleeps.
Bradshaw is a smaller guy (5’10”) with a huge heart. Even before this year, the 5’10” 7th-rounder out of Marshall has been heard in sound bites doing his best pre-game to motivate his teammates. The defensive side of Big Blue has claimed that they, too, feel his emotions and carry them onto the field and throughout the game. How can one not feel the energy expelled when he fights for every yard (most of the time) and