"You’d like to have a complete back," McAdoo said. "Obviously, it’s ideal to have a guy who’s functional out of the backfield catching the football, but at the end of the day, if they can’t protect the quarterback, they’re going to have a hard time getting on the field."
"Obviously, we can't put all our eggs in that basket," Reese said of Wilson. "We will continue to look for running backs in free agency and the draft as well."
Although ESPN reported earlier this week that running back
"He's not going to be put out there unless he's ready for that," Coughlin told NFL.com. "He's very pleased with where he's at now. ... Forget about the fact that he could be a difference-maker on our team -- it's the idea that 'Is he going to be healthy enough to withstand (hits)?'"
Wilson recently underwent neck surgery in late January after missing 11 games last season. He has already started weightlifting and working out, so he appears to be headed in the right direction.
Wilson recently underwent neck surgery in late January. He has already started weightlifting and working out, so he appears to be headed in the right direction.
Wilson was injured last October and missed the final 11 games.
Wilson wrote on his personal Twitter account "Neck brace off for cleaning healing well boy bout to bounce back!!!"
Wilson first injured his neck in October, and he hopes to make a full recovery in time for the 2014 season. His future, however, remains in doubt based on his recovery from the surgery and if he's cleared to resume playing.
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