Odell Beckham questionable for Giants opener


Of course Beckham and the Giants have to be smart about their decision, understanding that Game 1 of a 16-game season is not the time to push too far, to risk aggravating an injury to the point it lasts longer than it would have if allowed to heal completely. If Dallas can figure out ways to move Dez around and get him the ball early and often, it will jump-start the entire offense. "So, I know for sure we're coming with it, and we look to take advantage of the mismatches and the opportunities they do have in their defense". In the first half of that game, Elliott had 15 carries for 86 yards, good for a massive 5.7 yards per carry, but in the second half, he carried only nine more times for 21 yards.

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is expected to play.

"You're trying to see how he comes in in the spring and how he responds and takes coaching and then he's gotten better and he's very coachable", special teams coordinator Tom Quinn said.

Since missing the first four games of his rookie season with a hamstring injury, Beckham has missed just one other game, after being suspended for his infamous altercation with Josh Norman in December 2015. Beckham, hampered by a sprained left ankle suffered in the August 21 preseason game against the Browns, remains a 50/50 shot for Sunday night, according to published reports. Sports Illustrated released its projections for the 2017 National Football League season and they have the #New York Giants taking the division title. If Beckham does sit, the Giants will turn to Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard in their season opener against NFC East rival Dallas.

Giants are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games on fieldturf.

Even if the Giants need Beckham on the field to play their best, they have to believe they don't.

Did not practice: WR Odell Beckham Jr. They have more than enough talent to fill in for Beckham as Eli Manning's favorite targets. His 61-yard touchdown catch proved the difference the last time these teams played in the regular season.

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