EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Seven months after breaking his ankle for a week 5 loss for Los Angeles Chargers, the new recipient sees Odell Beckham Jr. New York Giants out "despite being not fully cleaned to practice, coach Pat Shurmur said.
Beckham was on Monday's first organized team activity training and warmed up with his teammates. He also participated in a few individual exercises before he went out
With other recipients from his draft class countries as lucrative promotions, the Giants star is out to prove he deserves a long-term contract.
The star recipient ran smoothly and without a hand before spending the practice of watching from the sidelines.
It looks great. He's moving, said Shurmur . "He chomped on the piece, wanted to go out and do more than we allow him at this time. We are just trying to make sure everything is fully healed before we put him out there. "
After driving about 70 percent and catching some passports during practice, Shurmur Beckham approached the center of the field. Beckham did not take another rope after
Beckham did not participate in most of the last off season's training program. He hoped to land a new contract, although not much progress. But Beckham participates in the spring to show he can trust
Shurmur, who was hired earlier this year, is still pleased that Beckham has participated in a good deal of the team's voluntary offseason training. It is valuable for them to learn new offensive and defensive systems.
"He can not fully compete, [but] he gets the chance to see it," said Shurmur. "And there's a lot to learn by looking at. It's good to get him here."
The only remarkable giant player who did not participate in Monday's volunteer OTA was Veteran Defensive Tackle Damon Harrison. Shurmur said that Harrison has been on the plant some of this offseason and knew why he was not there this week.