Rookie halfback Andre Brown has been placed on injured reserve by the New York Giants.The fourth-round draft pick from North Carolina State ruptured his Achilles' tendon in training camp, and he was among three roster moves on Tuesday as the Giants reduced their roster to 74 players, one below the league limit.The Giants later re-signed offensive lineman Terrance Pennington after he cleared waivers. He was waived by New York on Monday after playing in their first three preseason games.Brown recently had surgery to repair the tendon.Tight end Lee Vickers also was waived and offensive lineman Andrew Carnahan was waived/injured with a knee injury.Ironically, Carnahan was injured in a collision with Vickers on Monday.Brown rushed for 2,539 yards and 22 touchdowns and caught 70 passes for 631 yards and two scores in college.Vickers signed with the Giants in March. He entered the NFL as a defensive end with Pittsburgh in 2006 before switching to tight end. In 2007, he played in eight games with the Baltimore Ravens and caught two passes.The Giants got Carnahan on waivers in April. He was inactive for nine games with the Kansas City Chiefs last season and spent seven weeks on the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad.
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