Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/19/14
The Giants' rookie running back, David Wilson, has been opening eyes and breaking defenders in his first NFL training camp. The Virginia Tech product has coach Coughlin in awe of their new 1st round draft pick saying he "looks very fast, looks very quick".   Though many are saying his abilities are very similar to the Giants' #1 running back Ahmad Bradshaw, I seem to be one of the very few that sees otherwise.  Bradshaw's strength lies in his quickness and leg strength, though he has speed to get past linebackers he's usually caught by the secondary because of his lack of breakaway speed. Bradshaw seems to have more gallop rather than a sprinter's stride. Wilson, on the other hand, can get to the outside quicker and releases up field with much more speed than Bradshaw can provide. Their similarity lies in what happens after contact, Bradshaw has shown tremendous ability in this field. For such a small frame he can easily run through a defender twice his size rather than go arou...
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