David Wilson gets less snaps than Da’Rel Scott for New York Giants

Sep 15, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants running back David Wilson (22) runs past Denver Broncos cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (45) during the first half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

After fumbling a couple of times in the season opener against the Dallas Cowboys there was speculation that David Wilson was headed for the bench. All week long the New York Giants have denied those reports, despite signing running back Brandon Jacobs and stood by David Wilson, but the in-game snaps in week two tell a different story.

None of the backs were really able to get the job done. Wilson was still the most efficient with 17 yards on 7 carries, both team highs. Brandon Jacobs got 7 carries for 4 yards, but did get a touchdown. Da’Rel Scott who led the team in snaps only carried the ball 5 times for a total of two yards.

That brings the total up to 23 yards on 19 carriers for the Giants, a dismal running effort. For Scott’s part he did catch 2 passes for 30 yards as well as a touchdown pass, Eli Manning’s only touchdown pass of the game.

The Giants are off to a 0-2 start, fortunately every NFC East team lost yesterday so they’d didn’t lose too much ground in the divisional race. They still need to get the ship righted though, turnovers plagued the team and Eli threw 4 interceptions Sunday.

Topics: Brandon Jacobs, Da'Rel Scott, David Wilson, New York Giants

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