WR Odell Beckham Jr - New York Giants
|5-11, 198||Born: 11-5-1992||College: LSU||Drafted: Round 1, pick 2014|
News you need to know
From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 15): Beckham had a get right game in Week 5 only to come crashing back to the ground in Week 6 with the rest of the Giants passing game. He has a great matchup against the Falcons in Week 7, but Eli Manning will have to improve for him to take advantage.
General News (Tue Oct 16): drew a rebuke Tuesday, Oct. 16, from team co-owner John Mara, who said "I think he needs to do a little more playing and a little less talking."
Week 7: at Atlanta Falcons
Detailed matchup analysis coming soon.
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36
Odell Beckham Jr's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 6 vs PHI (10 / 6 / 44 / 0 rec)
Odell Beckham was somewhat helpless as the Giants offense looked dismal on Thursday. Manning and the passing attack was failing to complete any balls downfield and Beckham only got short receptions as he was well covered by the Eagle defense for a lot of this game. Manning forced balls into Beckhams direction at times but he was generally covered or the pass was off target. Beckham showed excellent effort and speed when he was able to take short balls for decent gains. He made several defenders miss their first tackle attempt and picked up a lot of "hidden" yards. Manning tried to hit Beckham in the endzone late on a fade but there was no separation with the DB. Beckham's production is tied with Manning's ability to play well a lot of the time and the team were just in a funk offensively on thursday night.
2018 Week 5 vs CAR (14 / 8 / 131 / 1 rec)
Odell Beckham started off his day with a spectacular one handed grab along the sideline, securing it in bounds for a first down. Beckham converted many downs for the Giants in this game and they used him in a variety of plays, which plays to his strengths as a highly versatile player. He caught a slant in stride over the middle but lost his footing and fell over, which was unfortunate as he had a lot of space still in front of him. He took advantage of any man to man coverage at the line and was difficult to contain at times in this game. The Panthers paid too much attention to him on a double pass play which allowed Beckham to show off his arm on a deep pass to a wide open Barkley down the sideline. Beckham did well to break up a ball that was almost intercepted, getting his hand in at the right time. Unfortunately this also happenned to him as a deep pass found him in the endzone but the defender stuck his arm in between Beckham and the ball to dislodge it. Beckham's touchdown came on a simple go pattern where he had gained just enough separation in front of the defenders to haul in a pass from Manning. The coverage was tight but he secured the ball in the endzone for the spectacular score.
2018 Week 4 vs NO (11 / 7 / 60 / 0 rec, 1 / 10 / 0 rush)
Odell Beckham was somewhat underused in this game as the Giants struggled to move the ball at all. Beckham was not targeted downfield and the majority of his passes were kept very short to the line of scrimmage. The Saints have shown weaknesses in the secondary and a guy like Beckham should have had better success but the Giants didn't/couldn't get him the ball. He was open a few times in this game and Manning failed to get him the ball, either missing too high or throwing behind him but those plays weren't the whole reason for the Giants inept offense. Beckham was swarmed every time he caught a short ball off Manning and had nowhere to run. His athletic ability wasn't enough to overcome the flurry of defenders running his way and this caused visible frustration. Beckham hauled in slants, curls and drag routes over the middle but could not shake free for a big run after the catch. He had a nice explosive play down the middle on a slant route but this was in 'garbage' time really as the Saints were in a prevent defense. The Giants need to use Beckham down the field more often and show defenses they aren't afraid to go deep, their game plan vs the Saints did not work at all.
2018 Week 3 vs HOU (10 / 9 / 109 / 0 rec, 1 / 0 / 0 rush)
Odell Beckham had a relatively quiet game for his standards but was still a strong player for fantasy owners in PPR leagues. Beckham simply was incredibly useful at picking up first downs for the Giants. He ran slants/curls/deep in breaking patterns and hauled in balls all game long to keep the Giants alive. They tried him on another end around rush play that failed to work, perhaps they need to retire this play as it rarely works for Beckham. He showed incredible explosion as always with the ball in his hands, running away from defenders after short passes and getting as many yards as possible after the catch. Beckham looked very slippery and tough to bring down in the open field as defenders struggled to contain him. He had an excellent catch off a tipped pass late in the game but this was negated unfortunately by a holding call.
2018 Week 2 vs DAL (9 / 4 / 51 / 0 rec)
Odell Beckham Jr. was not involved much in this game and could only watch as his quarterback was under incredible pressure all game long. Beckham got only 4 passes and 2 of these were late as the game was out of hand. Manning and the entire Giants passing attack was woeful and the lack of pass protection decimated any fantasy potential of guys like Beckham. He looked as fast as ever and got wide open at times when he got the ball but the opportunities to go downfield were just too rare. Beckham is a big deep threat but this potential wasn't much use when Manning was on his back after every other third down. He had one chance at a deep ball late but it was way overthrown and fell incomplete. Fantasy owners will have to put up with dud performances like this unfortunately until the Giants solve their offensive line woes.
2018 Week 1 vs JAX (15 / 11 / 111 / 0 rec, 1 / -1 / 0 rush)
Odell Beckham looked as explosive and dynamic as ever and Giants fans can relax as their young playmaker is going to be around for a while. He was involved throughout the entire game and Manning looked his wayoften. Beckham caught balls all over the field and kept the Jaguars honest as they had to respect his deep threat potential. He had a slant play early negated by a penalty and had to wait for an underthrown ball which limited its potentialbut these were the minor issues with his production on Sunday. Beckham caused panic from the Jaguars secondary as he ran deep routes, drawing several pass interference calls as he tried to haul in passes. Beckham was also wide open in the endzone on another deep route but unfortunately the ball was overthrown and fell incomplete. He worked the middle of the field very well, getting massive separation at times on the sideline. Beckham was unlucky not to score in this gamebut he will have big games coming this season.
Latest NewsGiants | Odell Beckham Jr. criticized by owner (Tue Oct 16, 12:03 PM) - New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. drew a rebuke Tuesday, Oct. 16, from team co-owner John Mara, who said 'I think he needs to do a little more playing and a little less talking.' link to story Giants | Odell Beckham Jr. fined (Sat Oct 13, 10:16 AM) - The New York Giants and head coach Pat Shurmur recently fined WR Odell Beckham Jr. for controversial comments made during an ESPN interview where he questioned QB Eli Manning's ability and his teammates' heart, according to a league source. Shurmur also had Beckham apologize to the club. Our View: Clearly Beckham is frustrated with his quarterback..and you could see that on Thursday night as Manning struggled to get him the ball on anything but short passes. We'll see if these two can work it out and produce at the expected level. The Giants have a long week to prepare for the Falcons in Week 7.
link to story Giants | Odell Beckham received attention (Fri Oct 12, 08:19 AM) - New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. (dehydration) went to the locker room before halftime Thursday, Oct. 11, to receive intravenous fluids. link to story Giants | Odell Beckham Jr. locked down (Thu Oct 11, 11:47 PM) - New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. caught six of his 10 targets for 44 yards in a 34-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 6. Our View: Beckham had a revival in Week 5, but his value is in trouble going forward with neither quarterback possibility inspiring confidence. His matchup against Atlanta in Week 7 should help, but he isn't looking likely to return expected value this year.
link to story Giants | Odell Beckham busy in road loss (Sun Oct 7, 08:28 PM) - New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. posted eight receptions for 131 yards and a touchdown and he also threw a 57-yard scoring pass to RB Saquon Barkley. Our View: Beckham finally broke out and showed some great throwing ability as a trick play passer. He should have a big Week 6 on Thursday against the Eagles.
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