Odell Beckham Jr. walked by way of the locker room with pep in his step on Wednesday, however till the Giants hit the apply area on Thursday, there will not be any inform-story signal of whether or not he’ll play in Monday night time’s residence opener towards the Detroit Lions in Week 2.
Eli Manning stated as a lot when the Giants quarterback admitted he hadn’t anticipated Beckham to play in final Sunday night time’s 19-three Week 1 loss in Dallas – regardless of Beckham’s pre-recreation warmup – as a result of the star receiver hadn’t practiced since spraining his left ankle on Aug. 21.
“In my thoughts, I did not assume he was enjoying,” Manning stated Wednesday. “Whenever you see him type of warming up and catching passes, the man hadn’t practiced in three weeks. I by no means thought it was a actuality of him enjoying and simply if he would have come on the market, it may need been restricted in sure issues … I did not assume he was going to play within the recreation.
Beckham is predicted to satisfy the media on Thursday, when he might have to elucidate a report that he was allegedly a part of a “dance battle” final week at a Meatpacking District spot with NBA star Russell Westbrook. However for now, the Giants simply want him wholesome.
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“We’ll see tomorrow if he is on the market training some and simply take it day-by-day and see what is going on on,” Manning stated. “I am unsure.”
TWO JOYS IN ONE
There was one Big who truly had cause to smile after Sunday: kicker Aldrick Rosas.
The 22-yr-previous’s girlfriend, Tiffany Lopez, gave start to his daughter – Karsyn Rosas – early Sunday morning in California earlier than he made his NFL debut towards the Cowboys.
“She was born four:15 a.m.,” Rosas stated. “It was fairly particular to have my baby on my first NFL recreation. Two goals come true.”
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Rosas stated the plan was to have Lopez go into an induced labor on Monday so he might be current for the start, however issues modified.
As an alternative, Rosas was Facetiming with Lopez from the lodge on Saturday night time.
“Within the second of it I sort of freaked out,” he stated. “However I’ve an excellent good friend in Zak DeOssie as somebody to speak to and calm me down and speak via it and it was effective.”