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Odell Beckham “getting close” to return

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The Giants haven’t had first-round pick Odell Beckham on the field for a while, but it looks like the wide receiver won’t be on the sideline much longer.

Beckham injured his hamstring during the team’s opening practice of training camp and has been limited to rehab and other individual work since then. Jordan Raanan of NJ.com¬†reports that his work progressed to running outside on Wednesday and coach Tom Coughlin said the team expects Beckham to do more work in the the near future.

“Sounds like he’s getting close,” Coughlin said. “They have him doing a lot of things. They’re going to push him to do a little bit more today and then they are going to get a quarterback to throw to him and see how that goes too. So he’s getting close.”

Beckham was also bothered by hamstring trouble in the spring, so one would expect the Giants to be cautious as Beckham ramps back up to full speed in the coming weeks. He’ll miss at least two preseason games, which could limit his workload early in the season but that’s a far better fate than being totally sidelined during his first year in the NFL.

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21 Responses to “Odell Beckham “getting close” to return”
  1. realmenwearstripes says: Aug 6, 2014 2:16 PM

    The Giants can never seem to shake their injuries. It’s a shame Wilson can’t come back, and if they can’t keep Beckham healthy they lose another young and talented player.

  2. 4thquartermagic says: Aug 6, 2014 2:18 PM

    Hakeem Nicks 2.0?

  3. kd75 says: Aug 6, 2014 2:21 PM

    Corey Washington will pick up the slack.

  4. ProDolphinsTalk says: Aug 6, 2014 2:22 PM

    History will show the Miami Dolphins got the better LSU WR in the 2014 draft.

  5. micknangold says: Aug 6, 2014 2:29 PM

    History will show the Miami Dolphins got the better LSU WR in the 2014 draft.

    Ryan Tannehill is your best wide receiver.

  6. mad55555 says: Aug 6, 2014 2:31 PM

    Does it really matter if he returns? The Philadelphia Owned NJ giants are going nowhere and will be owned by the Philadelphia Eagles like they have been for the past 6 years. Now they are saying if we can’t beat them we might as well copy their offense….from 2010. LOL Get it together NJ…..

  7. bigbluepa83 says: Aug 6, 2014 2:48 PM

    Philly owned? Owned for the past 6 yrs, mayb. But what do u own victory wise? Couple division champs? Own a pile of vomit on the super bowl turf? U should b ashamed to even think u own somethimg, let alone a great organization such as THE NEW YORK FOOTBALL GIANTS! Big blue wrecking crew 2014!!

  8. 8to80texansblog says: Aug 6, 2014 2:54 PM

    micknangold says:
    Aug 6, 2014 2:29 PM

    History will show the Miami Dolphins got the better LSU WR in the 2014 draft.

    Ryan Tannehill is your best wide receiver.
    _________________________
    He was a good WR in college….

  9. mad55555 says: Aug 6, 2014 2:54 PM

    Philly owned? Owned for the past 6 yrs, mayb.

    Yes, yes they have… Thank you for acknowledging agreeing. LOL.

  10. chad504boy says: Aug 6, 2014 3:15 PM

    History will show the Miami Dolphins got the better LSU WR in the 2014 draft.

    —————————————————————-

    yea like um no. mmm kay?

  11. thealmightybigblue says: Aug 6, 2014 3:22 PM

    mad55555 says:
    Aug 6, 2014 2:54 PM
    Philly owned? Owned for the past 6 yrs, mayb.

    Yes, yes they have… Thank you for acknowledging agreeing. LOL.
    ———————————————————————————–the giants and the lowly ringless eagles have split the last three seasons and New York owns the largest victory stomping u 42-7.try to do some research before u comment and the giants own something the eagles don’t and most likely never will,championship rings.LOL@Filthadelphia.

  12. thefootballgodssay says: Aug 6, 2014 3:24 PM

    NYG 2014 NFC EAST CHAMPS BOOK IT

  13. punksinplay says: Aug 6, 2014 3:31 PM

    Eagle fans are a hoot.

  14. cslaxcoach says: Aug 6, 2014 3:48 PM

    Eagles fans.. LOL.. Thier claim to fame is that they went .500 with the giants over the past 6 years, while during that time, the giants and the QB who philly thinks sucks, have 2 super bowls and the qb was MVP twice.. LOL

    Dream Team part Duex??? lol

  15. floratiotime says: Aug 6, 2014 3:52 PM

    Eagles … a no-ring circus.

  16. kev86 says: Aug 6, 2014 4:07 PM

    Silly Philly chirping away. Bird fans want what we have – Lombardi trophies.

  17. swampdawg80 says: Aug 6, 2014 4:34 PM

    As a Saints fan and Lsu fan, I can’t wait to see him on the field…when healthy, he’s a play maker.

  18. mad55555 says: Aug 6, 2014 5:17 PM

    cslaxcoach says: Aug 6, 2014 3:48 PM
    Eagles fans.. LOL.. Thier claim to fame is that they went .500 with the giants over the past 6 years.

    The last 12 games against the Philadelphia Eagles…… NJ giants have won 3. OWNED STAMP boom

  19. bubbybrister/shovelpass says: Aug 6, 2014 5:35 PM

    Issac Bruce 2.0

  20. droopy925 says: Aug 6, 2014 11:41 PM

    How many rings does Philly have I’ll give you a hint it’s less than one

  21. bigbluefan1 says: Aug 7, 2014 11:14 AM

    The one thing that fans in Philly do not understand is the first 17 weeks only count for W-L its the next 4 games that matter.

    Also what are the Egals chirping about
    You have a third rate QB no one to catch the ball and a coach who will be back in the College Ranks this time next year.

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