Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been cleared to practice this week and is expected to return as the team's starter, according to a New York Daily News report.

This pushes fill-in Andre Brown, who ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns last Thursday against the Carolina Panthers, back to the bench.

Also, wide receiver Hakeem Nicks told the paper that he'll "definitely" play this Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles after missing Week 3.

-- The Sports Xchange

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