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Tom Coughlin: N.Y. Giants' David Wilson a marked man


David Wilson's play is trying Tom Coughlin's patience. But perhaps not as much as reporters who peppered the New York Giants coach with questions about the running back.

On Wednesday, a visibly frustrated Coughlin wouldn't commit to Wilson as the starter.

"We'll see," Coughlin told reporters. "We need him. He has to overcome this issue. He's a marked man."

The Super Bowl-winning coach didn't commit to anything, but it's clear that Wilson will get another shot at the job.

"I can't say any more about David Wilson, except if I watch him in practice, and his technique doesn't improve, I'll let you know. I'll let you know," Coughlin said.

The Giants brought in Brandon Jacobs on Tuesday to add depth and experience behind Wilson, and Coughlin said he expects Jacobs to do more than mentor the young back.

Until Andre Brown returns from injury, the Giants don't have much choice than to roll with Wilson as their primary back. Jacobs and fellow backup Da'Rel Scott aren't featured-back material.

Despite Wilson's abhorrent Week 1 performance in Dallas, he still should get the bulk of the carries.

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