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 Associated Press
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Release Veteran WR David Nelson

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported earlier this morning that the Jets have released veteran WR David Nelson. This move is to obviously free up a roster spot for Percy Harvin, who was acquired from the Seahawks last night. Nelson, 26, signed a two-year contract extension with the Jets back in December of last year. He had been dealing with an ankle injury in recent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

David Nelson Was ‘Quarantined’ After Mosquito Bite In Haiti

David Nelson fell ill after a mosquito bite in Haiti and was "quarantined" by the New York Jets until he recovered.
Via Gamedayr
June 09, 2014  |  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 Associated Press
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 Associated Press
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

TOJ Week 13 Podcast – David Nelson & Thomas Galicia

Check out week 13 of the Turn On The Jets Podcast featuring New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson and Dolphins Central Radio host Thomas Galicia. We discuss the previous week of action in the NFL, preview Jets/Dolphins and David’s recent charity work.  I-Tunes Link David Nelson  Thomas Galicia
Via Turn On The Jets
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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