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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...
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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

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....
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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) — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) August 4,...
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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, a person with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

WATCH: Giants RB David Wilson posts another rabbit head video

In October, David Wilson posted some bizarre videos in which the New York Giants running back donned a rabbit head to walk around New York City and show off Domino's chicken wings.After post-neck surgery last month when Wilson mooned New York City from the hospital, the rabbit head is back — and freakier than ever. The video below comes from Wilson's entertaining Instagram...
Via The Other Paper
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rueben Randle and David Wilson embroiled in Flappy Bird war

The hit game Flappy Bird may no longer be available in the app store to iPhone and Android users, but it’s popularity has only just begun to sore. Giants stars David Wilson and Rueben Randle have apparently gotten sucked into the festivities as well, partaking in a little bit of a rivalry over their top scores, via Instagram. Flappy Bird is not hard at all — Rueben Randle (@RuebenRandle...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes: Good news for David Wilson, Giants

Today’s reads David Wilson has something to show the fans What will Ben McAdoo do with Big Blue? Five pressing questions for the Philadelphia Eagles Top 3 free agents that Giants should re-sign Giants will miss Hakeem Nicks-Victor Cruz combo Giants’ first-round draft prospects   David Wilson undergoes successful surgery Giants running back David Wilson was pleased with his...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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