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David Nelson

David Nelson - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 214 lbs.
Birthday 11/07/1986
Birthplace Wichita Falls, TX
College Florida
Years played 4

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Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
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Spotlight on Bills WRs Jones, Graham in Nelson's absence

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Bills third-year WR Donald Jones will get an extra opportunity to prove his worth after David Nelson suffered a torn ACL.

Bills re-sign RB White

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed RB Johnny White on Tuesday and placed WR David Nelson on injured reserve.

Report: Bills WR Nelson out for season

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Bills WR David Nelson tore his ACL and will miss the rest of the 2012 season, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported. 

Bills' Nelson, Chandler benefit without clear No. 2

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
As long as there is no clear-cut No. 2 receiver in Buffalo, fantasy football owners should strongly consider Bills WR David Nelson and TE Scott Chandler.

Bills WR Nelson to miss 4-5 days with injury

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Bills WR David Nelson will miss 4-5 days of practice after being diagnosed with a strained tendon in his right leg.

No surprise to see Nelson step up in Buffalo

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Bills WR David Nelson caught the game-winning touchdown in Week Two and it's no surprise to see him emerge as the team's No. 2 target.

Bills WR Parrish done for season

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Bills WR Roscoe Parrish will reportedly miss the rest of the season with an injured ankle suffered in Week Two.

Bills WR Parrish, OG Urbik to miss time

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Bills WR Roscoe Parrish could be out for a while and OG Kraig Urbik is expected to miss 2-4 weeks, head coach Chan Gailey said Monday.

Roosevelt looks to be latest Bills breakout WR

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
All season long the Bills have been getting contributions from unexpected places, and that will continue in the final weeks.

Ankle sidelines Evans, maybe for year

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
Bills WR Lee Evans will miss the team's next two games vs. the Dolphins and Patriots due to an ankle injury and could be out the remainder of the year if the team opts to let him rest up ...

Undrafted Nelson pleasant surprise for Bills

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
David Nelson's name wasn't called during April's draft, but the unheralded wide receiver from the University of Florida might crack the Bills' starting lineup soon.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 08, 2013
The Browns signed Nelson to a one-year contract Monday.||||||| Nelson, who played three seasons for Buffalo, is coming off a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last season's opener. The 6-foot-5, 214-pounder started 17 games for the Bills, who signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2010. Nelson had 94 catches for 1,042 yards and eight touchdowns with the Bills. In 2011, he was second on the club in catches (61) and receiving yards (658). He also had five TDs.
Posted Feb. 24, 2013
Nelson is preparing to become a free agent after the Buffalo Bills informed the third-year player they will not extend him a contract offer to retain his rights. General manager Buddy Nix says he informed Nelson's agent of the decision Sunday. The Bills reached a similar decision with receiver Donald Jones earlier this month.||||||| The move wasn't entirely a surprise for Nelson, who anticipated the possibility after the Bills fired coach Chan Gailey. Doug Marrone was hired to take over last month. An undrafted free agent out of Florida, Nelson was a dependable contributor during his first two years, with a combined 92 catches for 1,011 yards and eight touchdowns. Last year, he never made it past the season opener, when he tore a right knee ligament.
Posted Sept. 11, 2012
Nelson was placed on injured reserve this week.||||||| Nelson will miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in his right knee during Buffalo's 48-28 loss at the New York Jets in the opener.
Posted Sept. 10, 2012
A person familiar with Buffalo Bills receiver David Nelson's injury says the player has a torn ligament in his right knee and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Nelson was hurt early into the fourth quarter of Sunday's 48-24 loss to the New York Jets when he went down away from the play. After being helped off the field, he was spotted walking on the injured leg along the sideline.||||||| The person provided the update on Monday after Nelson had tests Monday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the team has not provided an update. The third year player had become a favorite target of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick last season, when he finished second on the team with 61 catches for 658 yards and five touchdowns.
Posted Aug. 06, 2012
Nelson and center Eric Wood are among the regulars who have been ruled out by coach Chan Gailey from playing in the team's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins on Thursday.||||||| Nelson was limited to participating in individual drills on Monday in his first practice since spraining his right knee on July 28, three days into training camp.

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