Excerpt: "Kevin Gilbride is hopeful he has Ahmad Bradshaw on Sunday against Atlanta.
But the offensive coordinator didn't sound too optimistic on Thursday about that happening with Bradshaw nursing a sprained knee and looking unlikely to play Sunday.
"His toughness ... everyone is appreciative of that aspect of his game and the enthusiasm he brings," Gilbride said. "When you lose that ... you listen to him, he’s not sure it’s lost, but we’ll see."
Gilbride and the Giants got a good look at what David Wilson is capable of doing last Sunday when he rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns, including a 52-yard touchdown run.
"He made the two good runs that were great to see," Gilbride said. "The one where he kind of lowered his shoulder and ran over a linebacker, which we’ve seen the toughness before and then when he had the opening that was exceptionally well-blocked, to be able to take what would’ve been an eight-to-15-yard gain, and take it to the house, was great to see."
But Gilbride cautioned that the Giants would like to see Wilson do some more things better.
"He’s still got some areas that you guys won’t see that need some significant upgrading," Gilbride said. "So we can keep the entire offense going. It was tremendous to see his dynamism and what he was able to give us in that respect. It was a big lift." Read more...