Wilson said doctors told him he may have spinal stenosis, which is a narrowing of the spinal column. Season-ending surgery may be necessary depending on several factors, including where on the spine the condition is present and if the condition is creating constant discomfort.
According to Wilson, one of his vertebrae is situated too closely to his spinal cord. However, he said he is not feeling any pain. He is visiting spinal surgeon Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles on Monday.
"Best case, I'll be back after the second opinion," he said. "That's what I'm hoping and praying for because I feel perfectly fine. It really doesn't make sense to me right now. People say, 'Oh, but it's the neck,' but I feel like I'm fine. I'm willing to go out there and sacrifice and play with my team, this is what I love. That's my choice."
Coach Tom Coughlin disputed the season-ending scenario.
Coughlin said his understanding Wilson may be out for three or four weeks.
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Tampa Bay cornerback Johnthan Banks might be able to play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
Banks, who was diagnosed with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus this week, was being examined by team doctors and an independent expert, sources told ESPN on Saturday.
The NFL, the players' union and Banks were expected to have a conference call to discuss options, sources told ESPN.
Banks, a rookie, is the third Tampa Bay player to be diagnosed with MRSA, a severe staph infection that is resistant to some antibiotics. Kicker Lawrence Tynes and guard Carl Nicks were previously diagnosed.
Tynes is still being treated. Nicks, who did not play until Week Three, is unlikely to play Sunday due to a recurrence of the infection in his left foot.
Banks reportedly became worried about a sore on his body Thursday and alerted team doctors. A culture was taken, and it revealed MRSA.
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will not play on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers because of an injured hamstring, ESPN.com reported on Saturday.
Vick was injured during last Sunday's game against the New York Giants. He practiced on a limited basis on Wednesday and Thursday but was a full participant on Friday. He was listed on the team's injury report as questionable.
Nick Foles replaced Vick and will start, despite being listed with a groin injury. Rookie quarterback Matt Barkley was inactive for the first five games, but is expected to back up Foles on Sunday.
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is unlikely to play on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, according to ESPN.
Gronkowski practiced all week, but the team had not cleared him as of Friday. He is recovering from multiple back and forearm surgeries.
WEEI.com reported that there is growing concern over his first forearm surgery, which was performed by team doctor Tom Gill. He was injured last November.
Gronkowski has been practicing for several weeks but has not played this season.
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San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews is probable for Monday night's game against the Indianapolis Colts, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Mathews sustained a concussion last Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. He was held out of practice on Thursday.
"I'm looking forward to seeing him out there," coach Mike McCoy said on Saturday.
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New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie is expected to play on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers even though he is listed as questionable with a knee injury, according to ESPN.
Cromartie did not practice on Friday, a day after hyperextending a knee. Coach Rex Ryan said Cromartie's playing status would be a game-time decision.
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The Cleveland Browns placed quarterback Brian Hoyer on injured reserve on Saturday.
Hoyer tore an ACL in his right knee on Oct. 3 against the Buffalo Bills. He was replaced by Brandon Weeden, who will start Sunday against the Detroit Lions.
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The Kansas City Chiefs placed rookie tight end Travis Kelce on injured reserve on Saturday.
Kelce, 24, had microfracture knee surgery this week.
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The Seattle Seahawks released center Jason Spitz and signed wide receiver Bryan Walters from the practice squad.
Spitz did not play in the last two games.
Walters spent part of last year on the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad before joining Seattle's practice squad in December.
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Indianapolis Colts safety LaRon Landry and outside linebacker Bjoern Werner will not play Monday night's game at the San Diego Chargers.
Landry is out with an ankle injury and Werner has an injured foot.