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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -Odell Beckham Jr.'s December was just as extraordinary as his November, so it was no surprise today when the NFL announced that the flashy Giants receiver won his second consecutive NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month Award.
Beckham is the first Giants player to win the award twice and just the second wide receiver to be so honored;
Arizona's Anquan Boldin was twice named Offensive Rookie of the Month in 2003. But Beckham is the first wide receiver to be honored in consecutive months.
The 12th overall selection of the NFL Draft, Beckham led the NFL in receptions (43), receiving yards (606) and touchdown catches (seven) in December.
His 606 receiving yards are the most by a rookie in any calendar month in NFL history.
Beckham is the third player – and only rookie – to gain at least 600 receiving yards in a single December, joining Calvin Johnson (707 in 2012) and Josh Gordon (658 in 2013). Both Johnson and Gordon played five December games while Beckham played in four.
Beckham had at least eight catches, 130 yards and a touchdown in all four December games.
He had at least 90 receiving yards in each of the season's last nine games, tying Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin for the longest streak in NFL history. Beckham has at least 100 yards in seven of those nine contests.
In each of his last six games, Beckham led all players in receiving yards. That is the longest such streak by a rookie in NFL history.
Beckham led the NFL with 593 receiving yards in November and joins Calvin Johnson (2012) and Andre Johnson (2012) as the only players in NFL history with back-to-back months with at least 500 receiving yards. Beckham is the only rookie to accomplish the feat.
In just 12 games this season, Beckham set Giants rookie records with 91 receptions for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns.
The Rookie of the Month Award was won by a wide receiver in all four months of the 2014 season. Carolina's Kevin Benjamin (September) and Buffalo's Calvin Watkins (October) were the other winners.
*Beckham was also voted the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for his performance in the Giants' season finale vs.
Philadelphia. He caught 12 passes for a Giants rookie-record 185 yards, including a 63-yard touchdown.
Beckham is the only four-time recipient of the award this season. In addition to Week 17, Beckham was also recognized in Weeks 12, 15 and 16. Buffalo wide receiver Sammy Watkins won the honors three times this season, in Weeks 2, 7 and 8.
After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year. Beckham will certainly be one of those five players. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/rookies throughout the month of January.
The Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year will be announced at the "Fourth Annual NFL Honors" awards show in Arizona on NBC on Saturday, Jan. 31, the night before Super Bowl XLIX.