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Giants RB Bradshaw expects to play versus Eagles

Associated Press

9/27/2012 6:28:02 PM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Ahmad Bradshaw is ready to return as the New York Giants top running back after being sidelined for a game by an inflamed disk in his neck.

Bradshaw has not missed a practice in preparing for Sunday night's game against the Eagles (2-1) in Philadelphia, and coach Tom Coughlin intends to start him.

Coughlin added that Bradshaw would split time with Andre Brown, who was outstanding filling in for the six-year veteran after he was hurt against the Buccaneers.

Brown ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns against Carolina a week ago Thursday in his first NFL start. He also rushed for 71 yards and a touchdown after taking over against Tampa Bay.

Rookie David Wilson also may get a few carries for the Giants (2-1).