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Tom Coughlin Not Ruling Out Ahmad Bradshaw For Sunday’s Game Against Falcons

Ahmad Bradshaw (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Giants coach Tom Coughlin said that he has not ruled out running back Ahmad Bradshaw from Sunday’s matchup in Atlanta, despite a knee injury.

But Bradshaw, injured against New Orleans last Sunday, missed practice on Wednesday, and Coughlin kept open the possibility that rookie backup David Wilson could start against the Falcons (11-2).

“I’m not going to talk about the percentages or anything like that,” Coughlin said about Bradshaw’s chances. “You can speculate, knowing what the injury is. The other day, when he had the injury, he taped it up and went back in and made three short-yardage runs in a row for a key first down. No one really knew what was going on there. He told me he had no limitations.

“He’s a tough son of a gun.”

Bradshaw spent the portion of practice open to the media getting treatment in the locker room. If he is unable to play on Sunday, Wilson would start for the Giants (8-5), with Ryan Torain and Kregg Lumpkin also seeing some snaps.

Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (back), receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee), linebacker Michael Boley (back), cornerback Prince Amukamara (hamstring) and safety Kenny Phillips (knee) also missed practice.

In 12 games this season, Bradshaw has carried the ball 196 times for 869 yards and five touchdowns. He’s also caught 21 balls for 196 yards.

Even if Bradshaw is well enough to play, should Tom Coughlin ride the hot hand and start David Wilson? Sound off with your thoughts and comments below…

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