The Giants tendered the 26-year-old Brown at the second-round level. Before signing the tender, he had agreed to an injury-protection waiver in order to participate in workouts.
Brown (6-0, 227) rushed for 385 yards and eight TDs on 73 carries in 2012. With Ahmad Bradshaw no longer with the club, Brown and David Wilson are currently the Giants’ top two backs. The Giants have had success using multiple backs over the years, and Brown’s physicality complements Wilson’s rare speed quite well.