Odell Beckham Jr. beforehand had not been formally listed on the Giants’ harm report, however the star receiver has been nursing a bruised quad for the previous two weeks.
Beckham was restricted in follow Friday due to the contusion — suffered on the ultimate play towards Philadelphia on Nov. 25 — however he’s anticipated to play Sunday towards Washington.
“Simply gave him a bit time. He’s gonna be tremendous. He’s enjoying,” Giants coach Pat Shurmur stated. “He’s bought a quad bruise that’s been lingering. Bear in mind the final play towards Philly? When he bought leg-whipped?”
On the ultimate snap within the Giants’ 25-22 loss to the Eagles, Eli Manning accomplished a cross to Sterling Shepard. He then flipped the ball to Beckham, who seemed to be tripped by Eagles linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill, however no penalty was referred to as.
Tight finish Evan Engram (hamstring) is predicted to return to the lineup Sunday after lacking the earlier two video games. Linebackers Tae Davis (ankle) and B.J. Goodson (neck/foot) have been listed as questionable.
“I’m able to journey,” Engram stated. “I had a very good week and I used to be good with it and on Sunday it’s gonna be able to go.”
Engram, the Giants’ first-round choose in 2017, hopes to complete sturdy after enduring a poor and injury-plagued sophomore season, with simply 23 catches for 257 yards and two touchdowns in seven appearances.
“That’s actually vital, not even for myself however for the staff,” Engram stated. “It’s undoubtedly vital to me that I do my job and have a serving to hand in doing that.”
Mark Sanchez began 10 video games for the Eagles in 2014 and ’15, when Shurmur was the offensive coordinator in Philadelphia. The previous Jet will begin for Washington this week towards Shurmur’s Giants.
“I’ve a reminiscence financial institution of what he’s good at, and that’s what I informed the protection, that these are the issues he’s actually good at, so we have now to be sharp,” Shurmur stated. “That helps me, as a result of I’ve labored with him intimately. I’ve seen the best way he works, I do know he’s received lots of video games and I’ve that reminiscence of Mark.
“After which what you do is watch. Every system’s completely different, so that you watch how they’re utilizing him of their system and what they’re asking him to do. We have now to defend the Redskins. However you’re at all times conscious of the folks which might be concerned.”