The Giants got some bad news Thursday when running back Andre Brown fractured his leg.
There aren't too many three-down backs these days, so just knowing the starter isn't going to cut it on Draft Day. Jamey Eisenberg breaks down the potential snap breakdown for all 32 backfields.
Around half of the Giants' 2012 roster has a realistic chance of moving on this offseason. General manager Jerry Reese was asked on Monday if he'd put the number around 23 players in total. "It's a pretty big number, but nothing we can't handle," Reese said.
Giants inactives for Sunday's game against the Eagles include DT Chris Canty and CB Jayron Hosley.
With injuries to key players in the secondary, the Giants will have to get a good performance from their defensive line to counter the Falcons' potent passing game Sunday in Atlanta.
Although the Giants' defense is in the middle of the pack when it comes to sacks, the coaches say the impact of a good pass rush is more than that single statistic.
The Giants had better attendance at Thursday's practice, but injured RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot/knee) was still absent.
A season ago it was WR Victor Cruz who went from an unknown to the Giants' all-time, single-season leader in receiving yards, largely because the team had an opening at slot receiver.
Giants' fans might get to see more of reigning NFC Special Teams Player of the Week RB/KR David Wilson on offense this Sunday. Unfortunately, the opportunity comes as at the expense of starting RB Ahmad Bradshaw's health.
Giants inactives for Sunday's game against the Saints include S Kenny Phillips and DE Adewale Ojomo.

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