Giants rookie receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to miss at least another week

Tuesday July 29th, 2014

New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will miss at least one more week as he recovers from a hamstring injury, but the wide receiver thinks he'll "definitely be playing in the preseason games," reports the New York Post.

The rookie says that he is day-to-day, but most likely will need more than a week to get back to full speed, according to the Post

Though not participating at full speed, Beckham did shag punts and catch passes from a Juggs machine at practice Tuesday.

Beckham, the No. 12 pick in the 2014 NFL draft, was forced to miss minicamp after injuring his hamstring during OTAs. He will miss the Giants' preseason opener Sunday night.  

Coach Tom Coughlin said Monday he was disappointed Beckham wasn't practicing. From

"It's more than that," Coughlin said Sunday after practice. "Sure it is. You're trying to put a team together. We saw too much of that in the spring."

As a junior at LSU last season, Beckham had 1,152 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.

In addition to Beckham, the Giants have had several other players suffer injuries during training camp. 

The Giants are moving to the West Coast offense this season after hiring new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo from Green Bay.

- Paul Palladino

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