David Wilson’s Fantasy Trade Value, Outlook Heading into Week 2

September 10, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Not many NFL players had a worse opening week of the 2013 season than running back David Wilson of the New York Giants, but don't expect his fantasy football value to be drastically impacted by the meltdown. 
The talented second-year pro had seven carries for a lethargic 19 yards in the Giants loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, but those stats don't do justice to his struggles.
It was his two lost fumbles that earned him a spot on the bench and created pits in the stomachs of fantasy general managers who drafted Wilson high in the hopes that he'd excel as the Giants' No. 1 back.
New York head coach Tom Coughlin is notorious for having a bone to pick with fumblers, as evident by his deteriorated relationship (via ESPN) with Tiki Barber and repeated statements as early as this preseason (via New York Daily News) about how he feels on the subject. 
So the big question for Wilson's fantasy owners remains this: will he even get another chance...

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