With running back Andre Brown due to return at 4 p.m. today from the short-term injured reserve list, the likely roster move to free a space will be running back David Wilson heading to injured reserve, according to multiple people briefed on the matter.

The people requested anonymity in order to speak freely on the matter.

The Giants have until the 4 p.m. deadline today to make the move and will likely wait until that time to make an official decision. With a full schedule, including practice and workouts slated for today, a random injury could alter their plans significantly.

Wilson, the team's 2012 first-round pick, injured his neck against the Eagles back on Oct. 6 and has not returned to action since.

A follow-up MRI earlier this week revealed significant progress, but he was not green lit by the training staff to return. The area of concern still lies around the herniated disc as it pertains to a case of spinal stenosis, a chronic injury that Wilson was diagnosed with following a trip to a specialist after the initial injury