Five things we learned at practice (6/12)

Posted Jun 12, 2014 highlights five things we learned at Thursday's practice

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1. 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, while linebacker Jon Beason had to leave with a foot injury. Stay logged on to for more information.

2. The first-team offensive line remained the same with right guard Chris Snee and left tackle Will Beatty sidelined. Charles Brown played left tackle, Geoff Schwartz left guard, J.D. Walton center, Brandon Mosley right guard, and Justin Pugh right tackle. With that said, players continue to rotate in and out as coaches take looks at different combinations.

3. Two of the three interceptions in Thursday's indoor practice at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center went to the safety position. The first was by undrafted rookie C.J. Barnett, who made a nice leaping grab off a pass from Ryan Nassib. The second was by Cooper Taylor later in team drills. Cornerback Charles James also added one.

4. Trindon Holliday continues to carve out a role for himself on offense in addition to his well-documented special teams roles. He can be used in a variety of ways and was active in practice today, catching a touchdown from Nassib late in team drills.

5. Wide receiver Rueben Randle hit the football equivalent of a walk-off home run to end practice today. On the first play of the final two-minute drill, Eli Manning found Randle deep down the right sideline for a score, thus concluding OTA No. 9. The Giants wrap up organized team activities tomorrow before next week's mandatory minicamp (Tuesday-Thursday).