Report: Giants RB Andre Brown (broken leg) expected to miss 4-6 weeks

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Friday August 30th, 2013

Giants running back Andre Brown will reportedly miss four to six weeks. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Giants running back Andre Brown will reportedly miss four to six weeks. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

New York Giants backup running back Andre Brown, who broke his left leg Thursday night in the fourth preseason game against the Patriots, is only expected to miss four to six weeks, Pro Football Talk reports.  

Brown felt what he called a "little crack" in his leg — which he also broke last season — but won't need surgery.

The three-year pro rushed for 385 yards and eight touchdowns on 73 carries before suffering the injury in late November against the Packers. He did not return.

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