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13hJordan Raanan

OBJ impresses in joint practice with Lions

Odell Beckham Jr. exploded out of his cuts, aggressively plucked the ball out of midair and made impressive one-handed grabs Tuesday in the Giants' joint practice with the Lions.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Busy practice for Odell Beckham Jr. He caught a handful of passes and was making plays all over the field against the Lions. He looks every bit as good as he did before the broken ankle.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Coach Pat Shurmur said Saquon Barkley is the same as yesterday. Labels him "day to day" with a tweaked hamstring. Barkley did not practice. He did some light work on the side with the trainer.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Saquon Barkley at practice in Detroit but not in pads. He's standing around watching as the Giants run some plays.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Patricia said a family friend growing up was the widow of former New York Giants Hall of Famer Steve Owen and that she would show him some Giants stuff she would be sent when he was a kid. Wouldn't say whether or not he was a Giants or 49ers fan growing up. Just says he's a Detroit Lions fan now.

Hasselbeck not concerned about Barkley's injury (0:48)
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2dJordan Raanan

Giants' Barkley suffers mild hamstring strain

The New York Giants temporarily wrapped Saquon Barkley's left leg after the rookie started limping at the end of a big play at practice on Monday. Coach Pat Shurmur said he didn't know what happened: "I think he's all right, but we'll find out."

Saquon 'tweaks' leg in practice (0:48)

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

New father Sterling Shepard had a daughter, Cali Clay Shepard, born on Friday. "Considerate baby" he said after she came the morning after the preseason opener and before their trip to Detroit. Shepard wasn't planning to travel with the Giants to Detroit first few days if Cali didn't come nine days early.


Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Saquon Barkley was checked by trainers after this big play. Looked as if he came up a bit lame at the end. He was walking around afterward but does have his left leg wrapped now.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Davis Webb again working with the first-team offense. Just started practice by throwing TD passes in red-zone drill to Odell Beckham Jr. on consecutive passes.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Defensive coordinator James Bettcher was not at practice Sunday as he attended to a family matter. His mother passed last week and he was in Indiana with his family. He will rejoin the team this week when they practice in Detroit.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants placed DT Kristjan Sokoli on injured reserve with a torn ACL. He was a longshot to make the roster. They signed CB Mike Jones to take his spot. Throwing bodies at the secondary trying to make it work.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants are off Saturday. Training camp is officially over for veterans. They checked out of the team hotel on Thursday and get back to practice Sunday.


Breaking Big Blue with Jordan Raanan

ESPN Giants reporter Jordan Raanan discusses the fallout from the preseason opener vs. the Browns and takes us inside the outside linebacker room.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Giants injuries from the preseason opener: S Darian Thompson (hamstring), DT Kristjan Sokoli (knee), OLB Jordan Williams (concussion).

Kellerman: Barkley better prospect than Elliott (1:06)
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5dJordan Raanan

Giants' Barkley goes for 39-yard run in first play

On his first play in an NFL game, Saquon Barkley jump-cut to his right, burst upfield, and by the time he was pushed out of bounds had at least one teammate convinced. "That was impressive and that's what you want to see," Giants OL Olivier Vernon said.

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5dBen Fawkes

Giants host 1st NFL game with legal mobile bets

Thursday's Browns-Giants preseason contest was the first NFL game in the U.S. in which fans had the opportunity to place a legal wager from the comfort of their seats inside the stadium -- on their phones.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Coach Pat Shurmur says Odell Beckham Jr. not playing had nothing to do with his contract or anything that happened last preseason. He's coming back from a serious ankle injury and Shurmur "never intended to play him in this game."

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