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Hillis the Giants’ primary option again as guys get well

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For weeks, the Giants wondered if they were going to have any running backs at all.

Now that they’re getting some of the regulars well, division of labor becomes a question they haven’t had to worry about too often.

According to Jordan Raanan of the Newark Star-Ledger, journeyman Peyton Hillis is expected to be the primary option for another week, with Andre Brown and Brandon Jacobs each getting some work.

There will be a set plan,” Giants coach Tom Coughlin said.

Hillis has provided solid work during the Giants’ two wins, but he’ll have some help. With Brown returning from a broken leg, and Jacobs practicing after missing two weeks with a hamstring injury, there are options.

“I’m pretty sure they are going to switch us in, switch us out,” Brown said.

Coughlin wanted to play wait-and-see on both the guys coming off injuries, not wanting to throw too much at them after extended layoffs.

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4 Responses to “Hillis the Giants’ primary option again as guys get well”
  1. DonRSD says: Nov 7, 2013 5:49 AM

    Let Brown play.

  2. clebrowntown says: Nov 7, 2013 7:09 AM

    I really want to see him put together a solid consistent performance for the Giants but his track record has been so damned poor the last few years…it’s difficult to see that happening.
    Fingers crossed

  3. brownsclown says: Nov 7, 2013 7:10 AM

    Just in time! Strep season is right around the corner!

  4. nflofficeadmin says: Nov 7, 2013 7:22 AM

    Great to see Hillis back and producing the way he is. He plays the game the right way and is a lot of fun to watch.

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