|Giants' RB Derrick Ward breaks leg, out indefinitely|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 03 December 2007 08:22|
Ward fractured his left fibula, the thinner of the two bones extending from the knee to the ankle, in the fourth quarter of New York's 21-16 come-from-behind victory. He rushed 24 times for a career-high 154 yards.
The fourth-year player leads the Giants with 602 yards despite missing the previous four games due to ankle and groin injuries.
``It's tough to deal with,'' Ward said. ``I'll bounce back from this like I bounced back from all the other ones.''
Brandon Jacobs, the opening day starter who has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury, could replace Ward on Sunday at Philadelphia.