Wilson out for year?

Rookie safety Gibril Wilson is expected to his miss fourth consecutive game Sunday with a burner. <BR><BR> Wilson feels good, but the team's medical staff tests him regularly, and has not cleared him to return to work.

"I'm in no pain whatsoever," said Wilson, who suffered the injury when he hit Arizona quarterback Josh McCown on Nov. 14. "I'm fine. I can do everything I normally do, except lift very heavy weight. But I have good motion. They do different tests. I try to use my other muscles around there, but when they do the test for the particular injury that I have, I can't fake it.

"That's the most frustrating thing - I feel fine, I'm running good, I'm doing all my DB drills, I'm doing my ball drills. I'm doing everything – but I'm not cleared."

Giants coach Tom Coughlin was asked whether Wilson's injury could end his season.

"I am very concerned right now in that every week I basically get the same story from the medical people," Coughlin said. "There is progress, but it is not fast enough to put him back on the field. Obviously it is going to continue on into the last month of the season now. So, he is frustrated as well. But I knew that it wasn't going to be something that was automatically a two-week, for example, circumstance. But, again, there is no real information to indicate that next week is the week, either."

Wilson said he is holding out hope that he will play in the final three games.

"Each week it gets more and more frustrating," he said. "I've never been out. This is the first time my whole career that I've been hurt, and it's very, very frustrating to me."

* In addition to Wilson, defensive tackle Norman Hand (groin) and wide receivers Amani Toomer (hamstring) and Jamaar Taylor (quad) did not practice on Wednesday. Toomer has been battling a sore hamstring since the Detroit game on Oct. 24. Coughlin said he "expects" Taylor will work by Friday. Hand could miss his second game in a row.

Wilson and Hand are listed as doubtful for the Baltimore game, Toomer and Taylor as questionable.

Guard Chris Snee practiced and is listed as probable. Snee missed last week's loss in Washington after waking up Sunday morning with swelling in his face, the result of an infection in a gland.

"That issue has not been totally resolved, but he feels better," Coughlin said.


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