Giants RB Bradshaw out against Broncos

Published Nov. 25, 2009 8:31 p.m. ET

New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw won't play at Denver on Thursday because of a sprained left ankle.

Linebacker Antonio Pierce, out indefinitely with a bulging disk in his neck, was also officially ruled out of the Thanksgiving night game on Wednesday.

Bradshaw was hurt during the Giants' 34-31 overtime win over Atlanta on Sunday. He's second on the team with 549 yards rushing.