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Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train for 2016 Olympics

One of the saddest stories of the 2014 NFL preseason was the forced retirement of New York Giants running back David Wilson. The 23-year-old had to hang up his cleats after re-injuring his neck during training camp. Well, now Wilson has his eyes on a new career and he’s still going to try and be an athlete. Wilson will turn to track and field, as he intends to train in the triple...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
August 18, 2014  |  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

WATCH: David Wilson gives tearful retirement speech

An emotional but optimistic David Wilson officially said goodbye to the NFL on Wednesday after doctors had advised him to retire for his own health. In his final press conference with the Giants, Wilson was thoughtful and he kept a good amount of perspective even when the tears came. “These are tears of joy, man,” the 23-year-old Wilson said. “Don’t for a second you all think...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants sign veteran DE Israel Idonije

According to Adam Caplan the New York Giants will sign veteran defensive end Israel Idonije formerly of the Chicago Bears. @caplannfl: Giants announced the signing of veteran DE Israel Idonije. This is a great signing, especially if Idonije has something left in the tank. The Giants also placed David Wilson on the IR and released […] The post Giants sign veteran DE Israel Idonije...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

David Wilson reminds us that football can be cold and cruel

Football is cruel. It’s cold, it’s unforgiving, and it can be absolutely crushing. Soon, we may look back on today as the day that brutal nature of the game finally ended David Wilson’s career, at the ripe of 23. There’s nothing definitive quite yet saying he’s played his last snap, but the New York Giants running back is facing far more darkness that optimism. He suffered...
Via This Given Sunday
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

David Wilson moons New Yorkers following his neck surgery

What better way to celebrate your successful surgery than to moon the people of New York? (Credit: David Wilson’s Instagram) The sophomore season for New York Giants running back David Wilson was supposed to be his breakout season. Ahmad Bradshaw had moved on to Indianapolis and Wilson was set to be the starting back. Instead, Wilson stumbled out of the gates and could never rebound...
Via Down and Distance
January 17, 2014  |  2 Comments

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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