Giants RB Wilson ready to pick up the slack with Brown sidelined for New York

David Wilson is ready to become the every-down halfback for the New York Giants in the wake of the injury to backup Andre Brown.

Brown broke his left leg for the second time in nine months in the Giants' preseason finale at New England Thursday night.

Coach Tom Coughlin was unable to say on Friday how long the injury would keep Brown sidelined.

Wilson, who was thrust into the starting lineup when the Giants released Ahmad Bradshaw after last season, plans to pick up the slack. The 2012 first-round draft pick said he would carry the ball 30 times, be the third-down back and even kick field goals if needed.

Ryan Torain, Michael Cox and Da'Rel Scott are New York's other halfbacks. Former Giant Brandon Jacobs is a free agent.


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