New York Giants running back, David Wilson, failed to get medical clearance yesterday after doctors looked at his most recent MRI. Wilson is recovering from neck surgery from an injury that occurred last season.
The Giants don’t have any timetable on Wilson at this point. His next scheduled exam is just before training camp and all parties are hoping for the best. During the offseason, New York signed surprise veteran Rashad Jennings who played well in 2013 for the Oakland Raiders. Jennings is in-line to start and at this point should receive most of the touches. And we can also expect a healthy dose of Peyton Hillis to spell Jennings.
If Wilson does get clearance at some point, he could be utilized in third-down situations and possibly as a return man. Something his level of talent would be great at. He’s still, by far, the most talented back on the roster but his injury history along with his proneness to fumble, doesn’t offer much stability for fantasy owners.
It’s time to forget about the idea that Wilson can be a fantasy back for 2014. Maybe he comes back and does something during the season, but I’m not wasting a pick on him in any of my drafts.