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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
27 days ago  |  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

David Wilson delivers heartfelt goodbye to New York Giants

Just days after learning that he would be unable to play this season and was advised against ever playing football again, New York Giants running back David Wilson took the podium Wednesday to officially announce his retirement. The former first-rounder delivered a heart-wrenching goodbye to the New York Giants, his teammates and the game he loves, football. “I’ll be looking...
Via cover32 - Giants
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

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

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

Giants announce David Wilson will be held out of practice, miss HoF game

The New York Giants announced today that running back David Wilson will not practice for the rest of the week and will be held out of the Hall of Fame game this Sunday night. David Wilson will not practice for the remainder of this week and will not play Sunday night, when the Giants play their preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio. The...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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