Beckham missed the Giants opener last Sunday night against the Dallas Cowboys. He is believed to have a better chance to play Monday night against the Detroit Lions, four weeks to the day after suffering the injury.
Beckham was a limited participant in practice Thursday and Friday, his first two practices since getting hurt on a hit by Cleveland Browns cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun. A source told ESPN there was a realistic shot as of early Friday afternoon that Beckham would play against the Lions, barring any type of setback.
“The biggest thing is you don’t want to put a player out there that is going to do any harm to himself or injure himself any more than he is,” Giants coach Ben McAdoo said. “It is an injury. It’s a tough injury. He’s fighting through it and doing everything he can to get back, but we’re going to be smart with him.”
The Giants don’t practice on Saturday. Instead they will spend the afternoon at the team facility taking care of their bodies before a workout on Sunday at about 85 percent.
Beckham is expected to be a game-time decision on Monday night.
Hart, Robinson and Beckham were all limited during Friday’s practice. Beckham ran some routes against air but was more involved than the previous day. He also did…
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