New York Giants 2013 Season Preview: The Post-Ahmad Bradshaw Era

July 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It was a tale of two seasons for the then-defending Super Bowl champion Giants in 2012. Eight games into the season, the Giants were sitting at 6-2 and were cruising to an NFC East championship. Then the second half of the season happened.
A 3-5 finish, including an ugly 34-0 loss to the Falcons in Week 15, coupled with a late-season surge by the Redskins, left the 9-7 Giants out of the playoffs.
Now on to 2013, where the Giants will begin the post-Ahmad Bradshaw era after cutting him in February. All eyes will be on second-year running backs David Wilson and Andre Brown, with the former likely receiving the bulk of the carries.
Wilson only had 71 carries in 2012, thanks in part to his fumble against Dallas in the opener. We know Tom Coughlin doesn't take well to fumblers. He did average five yards per carry in those 71 carries, however, so assuming he is over his fumble issues, Wilson could be a dynamic playmaker for the Giants.
Brown proved capable as well, partic...

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