Five news items to start your day (6/13)

Posted Jun 13, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. Beckham, Beason out. The Giants continue to be cautious with rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who is dealing with a sore hamstring. The first-round draft choice did not participate in practice on Thursday, while linebacker Jon Beason had to leave with a foot injury. More practice notes from the Giants’ ninth OTA. >> READ MORE
2. Pop Quiz. Which Manning brother would you rather have quarterbacking your team -- Eli or Peyton? It’s a frequent debate among sports fans, but Jay Mohr took it a step further on his Fox Sports Radio show. In an interview, the host of Jay Mohr Sports administered a pop quiz to Eli and asked the younger brother, well, pretty much everything in leading up to the big question. Eli just had to answer “me” or “Peyton.” Here is how it went down: >> READ MORE

3. When will WR Odell Beckham return to field? The Giants’ first-round draft choice has missed several of the team’s organized team activities (OTAs) with a hamstring strain. He hopes to return to the field for the Giants’ minicamp next week, writes’s Michael Eisen. >> READ MORE

4. Beatty to sit out minicamp. Left tackle Will Beatty, who fractured his leg in the 2013 season finale, hasn’t participated in organized team activities and will sit out minicamp next week. >> READ MORE

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