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David Wilson must have seen his career flash before his eyes, because he finally made that call.
Newsday is reporting that Wilson has sought out former Giants great Tiki Barber to help fix his fumbling problem.
According to Bob Glauber, Barber says he’s been there and done that, but by no means does he think David Wilson’s career is in jeopardy because of his fumbling problem.
“If people are ready to give up on David, that’s ridiculous,” Barber told Newsday. “As much as people want to say it’s in his head, that he has to be smarter and man up and do these things, it’s so much of a mechanical thing. It’s fixable. The key is awareness of when contact is coming. If you watch David’s fumbles, he’s not aware of contact. He just thinks he can go through [the tackler], and by the time the contact comes, the ball is already compromised.”
“He gave me some advice I can really use,” Wilson said. “It makes sense. It felt good in practice, so I plan on using it.”
I hope he’s right, but a
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New York Giants running back David Wilson needs to work his way out of Tom Coughlin’s dog house. The only way he can do that is if he stops putting the ball on the ground. Wilson is hoping former Giants running back Tiki Barber can help solve the issue. Once upon a time, Barber had […]
David Wilson is looking to a familiar face for Giants fans to help with his fumbling problems.Photo Credit: Newsday.com If you are a New York Giants fan, there is one thing you know more than anything else: Coach Coughlin HATES FUMBLING. Thus, it came as no surprise that new starting running back David Wilson, who was supposed to be a potential breakout star this season, rode the...
Everyone knows that former Giants running back Tiki Barber had his own fumbling woes early in his career. With the help of head coach Tom Coughlin and his “high and tight” method of carrying the football, he went on to have a great career.
Bob Glauber of Newsday told PFT Live that Wilson will be holding the ball the way Barber did.
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You ever got a really bad scrape on your knee when you were a kid?
While you are crying like Terrell Owens, your mom is applying peroxide, putting on the band-aid and saying the following.
“You’ll be okay. You’ll feel better.”
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