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Giants RB Wilson to miss preseason opener

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Updated: 7/30 4:24 pm

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - New York running back David Wilson will miss the Giants' first preseason game on Sunday as he recovers from a neck burner.

Wilson left practice on Tuesday with the burner and was sent to a hospital for tests on his surgically repaired neck. It was determined he will be re- evaluated on Monday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, meaning he will miss all action for the rest of the week, including Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills in Canton, Ohio.

Wilson announced July 21 that he was cleared to practice after undergoing neck surgery in January to fuse vertebrae and repair a herniated disk. The former first-round pick was hurt in a Week 5 loss to Philadelphia last season.

A "burner" is a term that can be used to describe a nerve injury causing a player discomfort or pain in their neck or arms.

In two seasons, Wilson has rushed for 504 yards and six touchdowns over 21 games -- including six starts.

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