Ahmad Bradshaw typically is one of the most excitable Giants on the field. But on Sunday, let's just say he was even more animated than usual.
Bradshaw seemed to be extra fired up after good runs and his emotions may have spilled over when he was seen on camera having what appeared to be an intense conversation with head coach Tom Coughlin during the game.
"That's between he and I," Coughlin said of the exchange.
Also, Bradshaw was seen on camera tapping Victor Cruz on the back of the helmet with a little more oomph than your normal friendly tap on the head. And he also had a conversation with running backs coach Jerald Ingram on the sideline.
It's unclear what was going on with Bradshaw, who wasn't quoted after the game. As NFC East blogger Dan Graziano points out, we can only speculate.
Bradshaw played on 48 of the 63 offensive snaps (76 percent). But he only had a total of 16 touches on those 48 snaps. He received just 12 carries for 43 yards and a touchdown as the Giants only ran the ball 19 times for 64 yards. And he was targeted five times and caught four balls for 22 yards. Andre Brown, back from a concussion, had five carries but did receive some goal-line carries, scoring on a 1-yard TD run.
Bradshaw entered the game as questionable after feeling pain in his foot. But he was coming off two heavy workloads, rushing for a total of 316 yards in the previous two games.
He carried the ball 30 times for 200 yards and a touchdown while catching four passes for 29 yards against Cleveland. And he had 27 carries for 116 yards and a touchdown, and one catch for four yards, against San Francisco.
Bradshaw always feels he can carry the load and he proved what he can do in the previous two games when given the ball. He did run it very hard on Sunday when he got the touches. The Giants certainly could have run the ball a bit more, especially when they were trying to protect a 20-13 lead in the fourth quarter.
We'll see what Bradshaw says if he talks to the media today.
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