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New York Giants’ Andre Brown and Peyton Hillis pass concussions tests

Dec 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; New York Giants running back Andre Brown (35) runs the ball during the second quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Giants found themselves in one of the toughest battles they’ve had to face all season last Sunday but managed to walk away with the victory in overtime .

This team has taken a lot of hits in certain positions, but a running game is something that they have lacked the entire year. They’re currently ranked 31st in the league, only averaging 80 rushing yards per contest.

Running back Andre Brown currently leads the team in rushing with only 481 yards on the ground and three touchdowns. During the overtime period on Sundays game, the Giants were getting closer and closer to the redzone before Brown fumbled.

When Brown went down to the ground, which was thought to be just a leg injury as he was seen reaching for his knee while the teams fought for the ball. He was then taken to the sidelines where he was being checked on by the medical staff.

Brown later left the game with a possible concussion. He passed his test today and was cleared.

Big man running back Peyton Hillis missed Week 16 with a concussion but has been cleared along with Brown. He’s good to go against the Washington Redskins and could serve as New York’s number two back.

That’s if Brown is ready to play their season finale.

Topics: Andre Brown, New York Giants, Peyton Hillis

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