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New York Giants Will Stick with the Run in 2009

Published by on May 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The New York Giants have thrived on a strong rushing attack behind Brandon Jacobs since the retirement of Tiki Barber, and things will likely stay the same as the 2009 season approaches.

Derrick Ward was lost to free agency, but the Giants still possess a healthy stable of running backs to relieve Jacobs. Ahmad Bradshaw will likely see an increased role, while Danny Ware and rookie Andre Brown will provide relief as well.

Offensive Coordinator Kevin Gilbride relied heavily on off-tackle and counter plays out of the I-formation, utilizing the superior blocking skills of his offensive line and fullback Madison Hedgecock to open up holes for Jacobs last season.

That recipe for success will likely remain the ...

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