Andre Brown on short-term IR

Updated: September 4, 2013, 7:59 PM ET
By Dan Graziano | ESPN.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants on Wednesday put running back Andre Brown on injured reserve with a designation for a possible return.

The designation means Brown has to miss at least six weeks of practice and at least eight weeks of games. Because the Giants have a bye in Week 9, that means the earliest Brown will be eligible to play is Week 10 against the Oakland Raiders.

Brown, who fractured his left leg Thursday in the Giants' preseason game at New England, ...

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