New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw now has a firm grasp on the backfield after a slow start.
The Giants running attack of Bradshaw, Andre Brown and rookie David Wilson has been a nice complement to Eli Manning’s dominant quarterback play.
Manning, averaging 309 passing yards per game, has the Giants passing game ranked second in total yards only behind the New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees.
The passing game comes as no surprise. It’s the running game that has exceeded expectations.
The loss of Brandon Jacobs to the San Francisco 49ers in the offseason ended the era of the split-backs in New York. This year the weight has been on Bradshaw’s shoulders, and recently he’s delivered.
Here are three reasons Ahmad Bradshaw is the Giants' No. 1 option at running back.