Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 1/9/14
New York Giants running back David Wilson’s 2013 season came to an early end because of a neck injury that doctors told him carried an increased risk of further problems if he continued his playing career. Now his NFL future looks bleak after Giants GM Jerry Reese revealed the former first-round pick will undergo neck surgery next week.Wilson said during the season that he intends to keep playing, but he’ll need to rehab from surgery before he can do that. Reese told WFAN Thursday, that Wilson will need to have an operation on his neck this offseason. Team owner John Mara, speaking on the same radio station earlier in the day, also touched on Wilson’s status.“We’re hopeful that David will be able to play for us again next year. Time will tell on that one,” Mara said.There was no timetable given for when the surgery will occur or when Wilson might be ready to resume his career. His status is murky at best, though, and that should make running back an area that the Giants address the ...
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