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DAVID NELSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steelers Sign C Doug Legursky, Place WR David Nelson On I.R.

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signing of C Doug Legursky on Tuesday, as well as their decision to place WR David Nelson on season-ending injured reserve. Pittsburgh had to bring in some center help after they lost Maurkice Pouncey to a serious ankle injury during last weekends game. Legursky, 29, originally signed on with the Steelers as an undrafted ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign Veteran WR David Nelson & RB Braylon Heard

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they’ve signed veteran WR David Nelson and RB Braylon Heard to contracts on Wednesday. Pittsburgh also placed K Shaun Suisham on season-ending injured reserve and waived/injured RB Cam Stingily. Nelson, 28, originally signed on with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent out of Florida back in 2010. He spent three ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Nelson: NFL forcing me to choose between football, nonprofit

NEW YORK David Nelson is unexpectedly facing a difficult decision. The NFL wide receiver, who's a free agent, believes he is being forced to choose between his football career and his life's mission. ''I'm at a crossroads,'' Nelson wrote in a blog Friday on the website for his nonprofit organization, I'mME. ''While I'm grateful for the opportunities the NFL has given me over the...
Via AP on Fox
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jets' David Nelson ‘quarantined’ after mosquito bite

New York Jets receiver David Nelson missed the first week of OTAs, but Rex Ryan might have a hard time finding a reason to get mad.Nelson had a really good excuse — and it wasn't attending the CMTs. He was quarantined.During a trip to Haiti to do charity work, Nelson was bitten by a mosquito. His fever peaked at 104 degrees and he had strep throat, so the team told him to stay...
Via The Other Paper
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets’ David Nelson ‘quarantined’ after mosquito bite

Though David Nelson didn't need an excuse for missing last week's OTAs -- attendance is voluntary, after all -- he had a pretty good one. Per the New York Post, the Jets receiver was bitten by a mosquito while doing charity work in Haiti, causing 104-degree fever and strep throat. Coach Rex Ryan described it as an "illness." Nelson said it was a "a bug." No matter the terminology...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Sign WR David Nelson To A Two-Year Extension

Kristian Dyer of Metro New York reports that the Jets have signed WR David Nelson to a two-year contract extension. We currently do not know the specifics of Nelson’s contract, but they should be available at some point in the near future. The Jets signed Nelson to their roster back in October following injuries to receivers Santonio Holmes and Stephen Hill. Nelson, 27, has...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Headline-making foster boy guest of Jets' Nelson

Davion Only, the 15-year-old Florida foster boy who made headlines with his heartfelt adoption plea in October, was a guest of Jets wide receiver David Nelson at New York's game against the Cleveland Browns. Only, wearing a green Jets jersey with Nelson's No. 86, was on the sideline before the game Sunday at MetLife Stadium with a friend and guardian during the players' warmups...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ David Nelson to Host Foster Child Whose Story Went Viral, Davion Only Will Tour City, Meet Team

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — David Nelson needed to do something as soon as he heard Davion Only‘s story. The New York Jets wide receiver was blown away, just as so many others around the world were, by Only’s emotional adoption plea in October. Only, a 15-year-old boy who was born in prison and raised in foster care, stood up in front of a church congregation in St. Petersburg, Fla...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets' Nelson hosting foster kid who made headlines

New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson will host a foster child from Florida who made national headlines with his plea to be adopted. Davion Only, a 15-year-old boy who was born in prison and raised in foster care, will spend the weekend in New York as a guest of Nelson. Only and a friend will tour Manhattan, including trips to Rockefeller Center, FAO Schwartz and Central Park...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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