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Thu, 16 May 2013 15:05:55 -0700
New York Giants RB Andre Brown could be poised to start in 2013. "This is my year," Brown said. "I have to go out there and I have to produce. I feel like this is a very important season and I have to go out there and show the world what Andre Brown is made of."
Fantasy Tip: Brown will compete with David Wilson for the starting job in 2013, but the end result may be closer to a split in carries. Keep an eye on how the two running backs are used in training camp and preseason games to get a better idea of what the Giants plans are.
Thu, 16 May 2013 12:01:40 -0700
The New York Giants likely will continue to use RB David Wilson as their kick returner after being unable to sign Oakland Raiders WR Joshua Cribbs. It was believed Wilson would have his return duties reduced because he is expected to be the starting running back.
Sat, 11 May 2013 11:22:42 -0700
New York Giants special teams coordinator Tom Quinn said he believes RB David Wilson can still be a kick returner this season even though he is expected to be the starting running back. "With his expanded role (in the offense), we'll see where it leads," Quinn said. "He said he'd like to do both, but it all depends on the game and his carries and what his role is in the offense."
Fantasy Tip: The team likely will look to decrease Wilson's return duties even if he wants to handle the role because he is expected to be the team's main runner. Wilson likely will be an every-week starter this season as long as he is healthy.
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 06:15:00 -0700
New York Giants RB David Wilson has improved his pass protection skills, according to running backs coach Jerald Ingram.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:38:47 -0700
New York Giants RB David Wilson said he hopes to continue his role as the kick returner even if he wins the starting running back job.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:28:59 -0700
New York Giants RB David Wilson said he does not expect the starting running back job to be handed to him and is ready to compete with the other running backs on the roster for the job. RBs Andre Brown, Ryan Torain and Da'Rel Scott are also expected to compete to playing time.
Fantasy Tip: Wilson is the clear favorite to win the starting job and would be a starter each week if he does win the job. Brown is considered the favorite for the No. 2 RB job and could be a complementary back to Wilson. The roles for Torain and Scott are not known at this point, so their value is not easy to determine.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:11:47 -0700
New York Giants RB David Wilson (hand) recently underwent minor hand surgery to remove a bone chip near his wrist. He said the surgery his not affected his offseason training.
Fantasy Tip: It does not appear like the surgery will affect his availability for offseason workouts or training camp. Wilson likely will be an every week starter for owners in 2013.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:13:07 -0700
The New York Giants intend to split carries between RBs Andre Brown and David Wilson in 2013.
Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:30:56 -0800
New York Giants RB Andre Brown (leg) is expected serve as the primary backup to RB David Wilson now that RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle, knee) has been jettisoned.
Fantasy Tip: Brown is recovering from a broken leg suffered in November. If he bounces back to 100 percent before the season, he might be worth a look as a flex fantasy option most weeks. However, it would take a long-term injury to Wilson to create more of an opportunity.
Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:30:11 -0800
The emergence of New York Giants RB David Wilson this past season made it easier to part with RB Ahmad Bradshaw (ankle, knee). Wilson rushed for 358 yards and four scores, and also set a franchise record with 1,533 kickoff return yards.
Fantasy Tip: Wilson will be the team's top running back, and will be a Top 20 fantasy option at his position. He might be higher if RB Andre Brown (leg) struggles to get back to full strength after suffering a broken leg in November.
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