Giants RB David Wilson working with first-team offense
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]

Giants RB David Wilson working with first-team offense

New York Giants running back David Wilson @4stillRunning is finally getting the opportunity to work with the first-team offense in practice. Wilson has been splitting first-team reps with Ahmad Bradshaw @AhmadBradshaw this week after spending the majority of camp behind D.J. Ware @DJDannyWare28, partially because he has been slow to understand the Giants' playbook. Wilson said his "heart was pounding" when he took his first snaps with Eli Manning and Co. on Monday, but he soon settled down.

Fantasy Analysis:

Ware finished the first half after Bradshaw left Saturday's game early in the first quarter due to a hand injury. Fortunately for Wilson, Ware was absolutely brutal. He gained 15 yards on 11 carries and missed a block that led to a blocked punt. Wilson wasn't outstanding against the Jets -- 26 yards on eight carries -- but certainly better than Ware.
Hopefully, this news means that Wilson has surpassed or will soon surpass Ware on the depth chart. It may come down to just how quickly he grasps all of the plays, because he is more talented than anyone else behind Bradshaw. Given Bradshaw's lengthy history of foot injuries, Wilson is one of my favorite backup RBs to pick up during drafts.

Newark Star-Ledger

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties