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New York Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck believes rookie running back David Wilson is taking a big chance getting injured by doing backflips after he scores touchdowns. “I told him several times never to do that again,” Tuck said. “We're going to have another talk about not doing it. Everyone knows how athletic he is, but the last thing we need is him having some tweak injury by showing off to the crowd.”
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New York Giants rookie running back David Wilson celebrated a 97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the first quarter of Sunday's NFL game against the New Orleans Saints with a flawless backflip.
Wilson was just getting started, as he had 227 total return yards for the game, including the kickoff returned for a touchdown, plus 100 yards rushing and two rushing touchdowns...
After last week’s breakout performance by running back David Wilson, the New York Giants are very happy about what they saw from their rookie back.
“He did a terrific job for us,” offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said, per Newsday. “We’re ecstatic.”
Gilbride said he was impressed by Wilson’s 52-yard touchdown run, but his physical play made him happiest. “I didn’t...
Giants running back David Wilson should start Sunday against Atlanta with Ahmad Bradshaw now listed as out for the game due to a knee injury.
Wilson burst onto the scene in Week 14 with 327 all-purpose yards (100 rushing, 227 kick return) and three touchdowns. He could be a difference-maker in the final two rounds of the fantasy playoffs so pick him up if available.
Giants defensive end Justin Tuck would have loved to use last year's 24-2 wildcard playoff victory as a blueprint for defending quarterback Matt Ryan and Falcons on Sunday.
But he warned Wednesday that Atlanta (11-2), which would hold the top seed if the NFC playoffs were to start this week, is different from the team that was held to a mere second-quarter safety last year in...
The New York Giants will be without running back Ahmad Bradshaw who is dealing with an injury to his knee and foot. Rookie David Wilson will make his first start at running back. Bradshaw had not practiced all week. In limited playing time, Wilson has 211 yards on the ground and three touchdowns.
Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (sprained knee) hasn't practiced this week. Rookie David Wilson is expected to get the start. SOURCE: New York Daily News.Fantasy Spin:Wilson burst onto the scene in Week 14 with 327 all-purpose yards (100 rushing, 227 kick return) and three touchdowns. He could be a difference-maker in the final two rounds of the fantasy playoffs, even if Bradshaw suits up.
Week 14 in most leagues either started fantasy playoffs or was the final game to determine the seedings for playoffs starting in Week 15. Some fantasy performers - Kyle Rudolph, Larry Fitzgerald, A.J. Green, Chris Johnson - let down their owners with disappointing performances. It was hard to register a win if you went up against the Seattle defense who in some formats scored up...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Last January New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck called the Atlanta Falcons' offensive linemen "dirtbags."
Earlier this season, Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride said San Francisco defensive end Justin Smith "gets away with murder."
Last week, Giants punter Steve Weatherford suggested that suspended New Orleans coach...
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