Odell Beckham Jr.
Saturday night was a good night for Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr.
Leave it up to Beckham to steal the show during Super Bowl week: “The type of person I am, I love breaking records, no matter what it is.”
“New York should know better. Out of all the people in the world, New York should know better. You can’t take the lion out of the man.”
Beckham Jr. had a rookie season for the ages. In just 12 games, the All-Pro caught 91 passes for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns.
After missing the first four games due to injury, the 22-year-old caught 91 passes for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns in 12 games.
“It is definitely awesome,” Beckham said, according to the Giants’ official website. “It is something that means a lot to me, and I am definitely going to cherish the moment.”
Bye, Rex Ryan. Hello, Odell Beckham. Let’s take a look at the good, bad and everything in between of this year in local sports.
For a team that wasn’t in the playoff hunt for most of the season and has missed the postseason the past three years, the New York Giants are heading into the offseason with a lot of optimism.
The Giants’ enigmatic season ended at 6-10, with an excellent illustration of what they need moving forward.
Tom Coughlin would not address his employment status after Sunday’s season finale: “I’m going to go about my business, just as I always do, until I’m told otherwise.”
They have offered hope for 2015, either as starters or quality depth pieces. That’s a lot more than the Giants had coming out of training camp.
As was the case against other clubs that use an explosive offense to limit the vulnerability of a porous defense, the Giants hope they can tilt the field on special teams.
Watching rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. running past and around opponents is fueling Victor Cruz’s comeback from knee surgery.
Outstanding Giants rookie Odell Beckham Jr. could still make it to the Pro Bowl as a first alternate. But for now, stick him in the “snub” category.
When you take a three-tiered approach of age, wage and skills, is there another receiver in the NFL you would pick today over Big Blue’s nuclear threat?