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David Wilson - #22 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 06/15/1991
Birthplace Danville, VA
College Virginia Tech
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 1st round, 32nd pick by Giants

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
71 358 4

Jacobs, Bradshaw run all over Redskins

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw  turned Sunday's meeting with the Washington Redskins into a rout, rushing for all four touchdowns and 200 yards in a 31-7 Giants victory.

Giants concerned about OT Andrews' health

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
With OLT Shawn Andrews missing his second consecutive game in Week 13, the Giants are worried that his back problems will linger, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants not worried about run defense

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
The Giants' run defense was disconcertingly bad for three quarters against the Jaguars, but they believe they have figured out the problems from the game.

Manning making due with Giants’ depleted receiving corps

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
In a matter of a couple weeks, the Giants went from having one of strongest receiving corps to one of the thinnest. That's not what Eli Manning owners wanted to hear.

Manning leads Giants to comeback win over Jaguars

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 32-yard touchdown pass to Kevin Boss with 3:15 to play and the Giants rallied to beat Jacksonville 24-20 on Sunday, snapping a two-game slide and ending the Jaguars' three-game winning streak.

Giants worried about Manning's turnovers

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
While he's in no danger of losing his job, QB Eli Manning's penchant for fumbles and interceptions this season concerns the Giants, according to NFC East Whispers.

Giants OLT Andrews released from hospital

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Giants starting OLT Shawn Andrews was released from the hospital Saturday after undergoing treatment for a chronic back condition.

Giants RB Jacobs fined $20,000

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs was fined for "unsportsmanlike conduct toward fans" after an incident last week in Philadelphia.

Giants OT Andrews' back issues flaring up

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
The New York Daily News reports that Giants OLT Shawn Andrews was unable to participate in Thursday's practice because of back pain and later went to a hospital because of issues related to his troublesome back.

Giants not benching Bradshaw for good

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
The Giants' decision to bench RB Ahmad Bradshaw is a temporary measure, and it might end up helping him in the long term.

Giants claim WR Thomas

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Giants added another wide receiver on Wednesday, claiming WR Devin Thomas off waivers one day after signing Michael Clayton.

Coughlin: Jacobs gets start over Bradshaw

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin announced that Brandon Jacobs will start ahead of Ahmad Bradshaw in Sunday's game against the Jaguars.

Giants sign WR Clayton

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed former Buccaneers WR Michael Clayton to fill a spot on a banged-up receiving corps.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Giants will be shorthanded at receiver

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
It was clear that the Giants missed WR Steve Smith in their loss to the Eagles, but now they must deal with now having Hakeem Nicks either.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 12, 2012
Giants coach Tom Coughlin kept open the possibility that Wilson could start against the Falcons (11-2) with Ahmad Bradshaw uncertain to play.||||||| Wilson owners need to keep an eye on Bradshaw's status leading up to Sunday. Wilson could prove to be a top-10 option with a heavy workload.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Wilson sprinted 97 yards on a kickoff return for one touchdown, ran for 100 yards and two more scores and piled up a team-record 327 all-purpose yards in a 52-27 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.||||||| Wilson broke out in a big way and may have earned himself a prominent role in the Giants' offense going forward. He's certainly worth snatching up if still available on the waiver wire.
Posted Nov. 27, 2012
The New York Giants no longer have the time to groom rookie running back David Wilson. The first-round draft pick is going to have to start contributing as Ahmad Bradshaw's backup in the final five games of the regular season, starting Monday against the Washington Redskins.||||||| Wilson was thrown into the backup job Sunday, when Andre Brown broke his left leg in the fourth quarter of New York's 38-10 win over the Green Bay Packers. On most teams, the backup role might mean a couple of carries a game. For the Giants (7-4), though, the role is different because of Bradshaw's foot problems. He has dealt with them for years, usually playing in pain. One bad step, and Wilson becomes the No. 1 back ... in the middle of a playoff race.

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