Giants turn to rookie RB Wilson for stretch run

Updated: November 27, 2012, 6:57 PM ET
Associated Press

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants no longer have the time to groom rookie running back David Wilson.

The first-round draft pick is going to have to start contributing as Ahmad Bradshaw's backup in the final five games of the regular season, starting Monday against the Washington Redskins.

Wilson was thrown into the role Sunday, when Andre Brown broke his left leg in the fourth quarter of New York's 38-10 win over the Green Bay Packers.

On most teams, the backup spot ...

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