Coach looking forward to RB Brown's return

Posted Nov 4, 2013

Coach Coughlin said Monday that the team is looking forward to RB Andre Brown's return to game action

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Coach Tom Coughlin is eager to have running back Andre Brown back in uniform. Brown is eligible to be activated off injured reserve for the Oakland game.

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“We’re looking forward to that, yes, and getting him back,” Coughlin said. “It’s been a long time.”

Brown last played in a regular-season game on Nov. 12, 2012, when he suffered a fractured fibula vs. Green Bay. He re-injured the leg in a preseason game at New England on Aug. 29 and was placed on the injured reserve/designated for return list.

“Coach came up to me and (said), ‘Are you ready?’” Brown said. “I was like, ‘Hell yes…I mean yes.’ That was it. I guess we’ll find out later in the week what they’re going to do.

“My legs are feeling great. What I did during the bye week really helped as far as I worked and rested and worked it again and then ran a couple position drills. I came back in here today and it’s pretty solid right now. I don’t feel any little aches or anything like that anymore. During warm-ups a couple weeks ago, it would still ache a little bit and now it’s not even happening. I feel great.”