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New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Odell Beckham Jr. Admires Tyrann Mathieu
January 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! The NFL Pro Bowl is finally upon us, and while many no longer take an interest in the game itself, it does represent the final opportunity to see rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. this year. Of course, by contrast, it also represents the...

ESPN’s Mel Kiper Re-Grades the 2014 NFL Draft, Gives New York Giants an “A”
January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On May 11, 2014, one day after the 2014 NFL Draft concluded, ESPN's draft expert, Mel Kiper, weighed in his opinion on how each team did in the draft. In a draft that saw the New York Giants draft seven players that included Weston Richburg, Andre Williams, Devon Kennard and...

Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Looks Forward to Taking on Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. at Pro Bowl
January 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has legions of fans across the country, but some of those admirers are the very same athletes he competes against each week during the regular season. In fact, some of them are the very same Pro Bowlers he'll be playing alongside and...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named Sporting News Rookie of the Year
January 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. prepares to play in his very first NFL Pro Bowl, more and more awards continue to be added to his resume. His latest comes by way of the Sporting News, who have named Beckham Jr. their NFL Rookie of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Giants’ Victor Cruz Has Full Range of Motion in Knee; Will Begin Running in 2 Weeks
January 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It's been almost three months since the night New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tore the patellar tendon in his knee in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and needed season-ending surgery to repair the damage. ***PHOTO1*** With Cruz out, it did give Odell Beckham Jr. a chance to break out...

Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Selected for Michael Irvin’s Team for 2015 NFL Pro Bowl
January 21st, 2015 at 9:30 PM
When the initial Pro Bowl rosters were announced, Odell Beckham Jr. was listed as an alternate. On Thursday night in the Pro Bowl Draft, the New York Giants rookie wide receiver was one of the first people taken off the board -- fourth overall, in fact. ***PHOTO1*** “It’s crazy re-living that little...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Leads All Non-Quarterbacks in NFL Jersey Sales
January 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
NFL quarterbacks always top the list in jersey sales -- that's just the nature of the business. But New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is still hot on their trails, as ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell revealed on Tuesday that OBJ leads all non-quarterbacks in jersey...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Wins NFL Now’s Play of the Year Award
January 19th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The awards continue to pile up for New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who has now been awarded with NFL Now's Play of the Year for his one-handed touchdown catch against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 12. ***PHOTO1*** However, this latest accolade was made even more interesting given that...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Has Been Told Victor Cruz is “On Pace” to Return in 2015
January 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz went down with a torn patellar tendon in a Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, it looked bad -- real bad. To make matters worse, the Giants would be shut out 27-0 that night. A non-contact injury is always scary and...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Admits to Having Sammy Watkins Ahead of Odell Beckham Jr. on Draft Board
January 14th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The buzz of the rookie season that New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had in 2014 continues to be talked about; especially with his being elected by the Pro Football Writers Association of America as the 2014 Offensive Rookie of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** 91 catches, 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns,...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named PFWA NFL Rookie of the Year, Plus Other Honors
January 14th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. received three honors from the Pro Football Writers of America on Tuesday, being named NFL Rookie of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year and to the 2014 All-Rookie Team -- we here at Giants 101 cast our votes for him in...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named Pro Football Focus’ Offensive Rookie of the Year
January 12th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
While Odell Beckham Jr. has yet to be named the official NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year for the 2014 season, the New York Giants rookie wide receiver is getting named the Offensive Rookie of the Year from other places. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, Pro Football Focus, who had already named Beckham Jr....

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Thinks Dallas Cowboys, Dez Bryant Got Robbed
January 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Down five, facing a fourth-down and with time ticking away on their season, the Dallas Cowboys did what they always do in times of need -- toss one up to Dez Bryant and pray. ***PHOTO1*** For just a brief moment, it appeared as if Dallas' prayers had once again been answered. A...

Odell Beckham Jr.’s One-Handed Touchdown Nominated for ‘Performance Play of the Year’
January 11th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
2014 was a disappointing year for the New York Giants; there wasn't much to cheer about. But if there was one thing that the Giants could take out of the season, it’s that they have something special in their rookie sensation, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. ***VIDEO1*** Big Blue’s 2014 first-round pick...

Dallas Cowboys’ Orlando Scandrick Says Odell Beckham Jr. is League’s Worst Trash Talker
January 9th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. led the league in any number of statistical categories this past season, but that's not all he led in. During a Twitter Q&A, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick said Beckham Jr. also leads the league in trash talking. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Scandrick isn't the only player...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Replaces Calvin Johnson on Pro Bowl Roster
January 7th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
Before Wednesday, none of the New York Giants were headed to the 2015 NFL Pro Bowl, although the team had a couple of alternates who could get named in case of an injury. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, one of those alternates got put in, as rookie wide receiver and potential NFL Offensive Rookie...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named a Finalists for Pepsi Rookie of the Year
January 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who is racking up awards and accolades like he did touchdowns, has been named one of five finalists for the 2014 Pepsi Rookie of the Year award. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. got the nod from Pepsi after compiling 91 receptions for 1,305 yards and 12...

Pro Football Focus Names Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. 1st Team All-Pro, Johnathan Hankins 2nd Team
January 5th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
While none of the players on the New York Giants were initially voted to the Pro Bowl roster, some are getting recognized by others for a season well done. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, Pro Football Focus named rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the first team of their 2014 All Pro Team...

Odell Beckham Jr. Received New York Giants’ Lone All-Pro Vote
January 3rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After a season in which a league-high 22 players were placed on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR), ultimately ending in a 6-10 finish, it should come as no surprise that precious few members of the New York Giants have been nominated for any individual awards. The one exception to that rule...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Fined $11,025 for Ripping Helmet Off in Loss to Eagles
January 2nd, 2015 at 4:45 PM
For two straight weeks, Odell Beckham Jr. was the target of violent hits by the opposing defenses; one of which was so deliberate and malicious, it caused a full on brawl on the sidelines. ***PHOTO1*** Yet Beckham, who has been on the receiving end of such hits, some of which were not...