Now that David Wilson is out of the Giants’ doghouse, he’s focusing on the bigger picture. Not to gain a few more carries each week or definitively earning the coaching staff’s trust, but quite literally the biggest picture possible.
“I think at the end of my career, I’ll be in the Hall of Fame,” Wilson said, via NFL.com. “I know myself and I know (when) I have guys around me that feel the same way, which I feel I do. When I get my opportunity, the sky is not the limit. I think it’s past it. You have to believe in yourself to do good things. This is how I feel.”
Yes, the same David Wilson who got emotional after losing a fumble in the season opener is now planning for his yellow jacket and a trip to Canton. Say this about the rookie running back: he has confidence.
Too much confidence.
While there’s little doubt he’s a special talent — the Giants did use a first-round pick on him — Wilson, he of 15 carries for 87 yards, needs to better prioritize his future. He’s currently third on