Patience pays off for Brown, Barden

In their first career starts, Giants' duo shines brightly in place of Bradshaw, Nicks

Updated: September 21, 2012, 10:34 AM ET
By Ohm Youngmisuk | ESPNNewYork.com

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There are many things Ernie Accorsi taught Jerry Reese about being an NFL general manager.

But one thing that has stuck with Reese perhaps more than anything else was Accorsi's philosophy on when to give up on a draft pick.

"One thing that Ernie Accorsi taught me, if I don't remember anything else, [is] you got to give guys a chance to fail," Reese said. "And if they fail, say 'Look, we made a mistake, let's move on.'"

Reese might not have thought it ...

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