Oct 6, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants running back David Wilson (22) does a back flip after scoring a touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first quarter during the game at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
Today it was reported by Adam Schefter that a league source told him Giants RB David Wilson will be ready for training camp, this after recently undergoing neck surgery for an injury sustained on October 6th.
Wilson, who was expected to be the Giants lead back in 2012, rushed for a meager 146 yards and a touchdown in five games. Hardly the production you would expect from someone who self-proclaimed himself as a future Hall of Famer.
Sep 15, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants running back David Wilson (22) reacts after a run against the Denver Broncos during the second quarter of a game at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
"“I think at the end of my career, I’ll be in the Hall of Fame. I know myself and I know (when) I have guys around me that feel the same way, which I feel I do. When I get my opportunity, the sky is not the limit. I think it’s past it. You have to believe in yourself to do good things. This is how I feel.”"
Head Coach Tom Coughlin has expressed his doubts in Wilson’s ability to be the lead back after his neck surgery, with the dynamic, but inconsistent Andre Brown right behind him on the depth chart. If everything goes smoothly, Wilson should be the front runner for the lead role — as the Giants expected him to be when they picked him with the 32nd pick back in 2012.