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Heartwarmer: Former New York Giants player finds new athletic career

Former New York Giants first round pick from 2012, running back David Wilson, unfortunately had a short-lived NFL career. Wilson played just two years with New York, being forced to retire after the 2013 season following severe neck injuries. However, Wilson hasn’t given up on an athletic career: Per Yahoo Sports, Wilson is set to become a track and field star: #INSPIRED Retired...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Giant David Wilson sets sights on U.S. Olympic team

Former New York Giants running back David Wilson had to end his football career after a serious neck injury in 2013, but isn't leaving his dream of athletic competition back on the football field. Wilson will participate in the triple jump at the Adidas Grand Prix NYC this Saturday and has his mind set on making the U.S. Olympic team. The 23-year-old Wilson's promising career...
Via The Other Paper
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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
27 days ago  |  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...
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27 days ago  |  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
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

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

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

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...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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