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DAVID WILSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

David Wilson has found another sport to compete in

Former New York Giants running back David Wilson is back in the news.  Wilson is attempting to make a comeback….. Not to the NFL, rather in track and field.  He is attempting to make the United States Olympic Team for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Wilson was forced to retire from the NFL after two seasons in the league, due to a career-ending neck injury...
Via EndZoneScore
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL RB David Wilson making pro track and field debut

Former New York Giants running back David Wilson, who had to retire due to a neck injury he suffered in his second season in the NFL, is now attempting to make his name known in another sport. Giants RB David Wilson, whose career was cut due to spinal stenosis, will make his pro track and field debut Saturday on Randall's Island. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 9, 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

David Wilson to make pro track debut

Former New York Giants running back David Wilson has moved on from football and is preparing to make his pro track debut on Saturday. Wilson, who was forced to retire from football at age 23 last year because of a neck injury, will be competing in the triple jump at the adidas Grand Prix in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: David Wilson gives emotional farewell speech to announce his retirement

At just 23 years old, Giants RB David Wilson has retired from the NFL after doctors advised him to do so because of a chronic neck injury. On Wednesday, he officially announced his retirement and gave a heartfelt speech during his final press conference with the team. Over the past two seasons, the former 2012 first-round pick rushed for 504 yards and five TDs in his career. And...
Via The Sports Daily
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Running back David Wilson walks away from football

Giants running back David Wilson has chosen to walk away from the game of football. The 2012 first-round pick carried the ball 115 times over the last two seasons for the Giants. Unfortunately, do to neck injuries, Wilson selected to give up his professional career after meeting with doctors earlier in the week. The New York Giants sent out a press release discussing the event....
Via cover32 - Giants
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants shut down David Wilson, career could be over

New York Giants running back David Wilson, who suffered a “burner” in practice last week, has already been ruled out for the 2014 season and there is a chance that his career could be over.  Breaking: Source. Giants doctors are shutting down RB David Wilson due to the neck injury that he sustained (cont) http://t.co/wxmJecnYcK — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) August 4,...
Via Sportsnaut
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

David Wilson reportedly ‘needs a miracle’ to play football again

New York Giants running back David Wilson suffered a setback during Tuesday’s practice in his recovery from spinal fusion surgery. The 23-year-old is scheduled to meet with a doctor on Monday, and one report is anticipating that he may not receive good news. According to Jordan Raanan and Conor Orr of NJ.com, a person with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

Giants mailbag: Examining Ben McAdoo hiring, what it could mean for David Wilson

The New York Giants made a big splash hiring their first offensive coordinator not named Kevin Gilbride since 2007. This week’s mailbag takes two questions with intrigue about the hire and what it could mean for the Giants’ offense. What are your thoughts on the hiring of Ben McAdoo? Are you surprised by who the Giants chose to hire? - Adam (Levittown, PA) McAdoo is a good football...
Via cover32 - Giants
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Stock Watch: David Wilson done?

The argument against drafting David Wilson was clear – the expectations were high, many pegged him as an automatic RB1 despite the fact that he totaled just 392 scrimmage yards in his rookie season. With the injury to Andre Brown ensuring that Wilson would start the season as New York’s starting tailback, the expectations were sky high. We’d seen enough from him in 2012 to...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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