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The Rookie Report: Giants vs. Washington

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Headlined by first-round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr., the Giants' 2014 rookie class has picked up a variety of accolades this season, including NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month, NFC Defensive Player of the Week and multiple Rookie of the Week nods.

And there will likely be more to come after Beckham's three touchdowns in the Giants' 24-13 victory over the Redskins in Week 15.

While the Giants deal with the disappointment of a season ending without a playoff appearance, the first-year pros have given the team plenty to look forward to down the stretch and in the coming years.

Here we look at those players in the Giants' Week 15 Rookie Report:

WR Odell Beckham Jr., first round


Week 15:** Beckham had 12 catches for 143 yards and three touchdowns in the Giants' 24-13 win over Washington. He is the first rookie in NFL history with at least 12 catches, 140 receiving yards and three touchdown catches in a game. Beckham's 972 yards this season set a new Giants rookie record, which was previously held by tight end Jeremy Shockey (894 in 2002).

2014: Over the past seven games, Beckham has 61 catches for 866 yards and six touchdowns. His 61 catches are the most by a rookie in a seven-game span and his 866 receiving yards are the second-most by a rookie over a seven-game span (920 yards, Bill Groman, Houston Oilers, 1960).

Coach Coughlin: "He wants to be there, he wants to play, he is excited about the opportunity, he is a very competitive young man. Whereas, he was down from a standpoint that physically he couldn't do the things he wanted to do during that time, that didn't prevent him from being in every meeting and studying as he was allowed to do a little more on the field as the weeks went by.

He would go and be in front of the JUGGS machine or jog through things just to make sure he understood the route, or the pattern, or the adjustment that he would have to make. He stayed with it, he stayed involved, he stayed informed, he stayed interested, he kept looking at the date in which he thought he would get the green light to go ahead and go. All of these things were pretty much calculated in his own mind, but he is a smart and intelligent young man, and he paid attention to detail because it is important to him."

RB Andre Williams, fourth round

Week 15: Williams received the bulk of carries again in place of Rashad Jennings, who is dealing with an ankle injury, and rushed 18 times for 44 yards and caught one pass for nine yards. It came a week after Williams had a career game with 131 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries.

2014: Filling in for Jennings for stretches this season, Williams has played in all 14 games with five starts, rushing 176 times for 568 yards (3.2) and six touchdowns.

LB Devon Kennard, fifth round


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Week 15:** The reigning NFC Defensive Player of the Week followed up with another impressive performance against the Redskins, registering six solo tackles, a half-sack, two tackles for loss, and a pass defensed.

2014: Kennard has started the last five games for the Giants and has three straight games with at least a share of a sack (he had two in both the Jacksonville and Tennessee games).

G Weston Richburg, second round

Week 15: Richburg made his 13th start in 14 games at left guard as the offense allowed just one sack but managed just 2.2 yards per rush against Washington.

2014: Richburg started the first 10 games of his career and now the last three for the Giants. The team has allowed just one sack in the last two weeks but managed just 49 yards on the ground in Week 15 after racking up 142 in the previous game against the Titans.

S Nat Berhe, fifth round

Week 15: Berhe was part of an impressive day for the special teams. Steve Weatherford landed five punts inside the 20-yard line, including one at the 10 that was downed by Berhe.

2014: Berhe has played in all 14 games this season, recording 12 tackles on defense in addition to seven special teams tackles.

DT Jay Bromley, third round


Week 15:** Bromley recorded one tackle on Sunday when he took down quarterback Colt McCoy after a four-yard scramble on the Redskins' opening drive.

2014: Suiting up for six total games, Bromley has played the last four weeks and has five tackles on the season.

WR Corey Washington, undrafted

Week 15: Washington caught one pass for a four-yard gain late in the first quarter that set up a fourth-and-short, which fullback Henry Hynoski converted on a two-yard rush up the middle.

2014: After earning a roster spot with an impressive preseason performance, the undrafted rookie out of Newberry College has been targeted eight times in 13 games. He has five receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown.

DE Kerry Wynn, undrafted

Week 15: Wynn was tied with Kennard and Jason Pierre-Paul for a team-high seven total tackles against the Redskins, one of which was a tackle for loss. He also accounted for one of the Giants' 12 quarterback hits.

2014: The undrafted rookie out of Richmond earned his first career appearance in a game in Week 13, and since then, has made the most of it. In the last three games, Wynn has 11 tackles and a half-sack that came in his debut against Jacksonville.

Coach Coughlin: "He has taken full advantage of his opportunity to play. He has been solid in there. He has been a guy that has defended on the run, he has gotten some hits in there on the quarterback, he has been very close in the sack area and so Kerry has done a nice job. He has handled it and gone on the field and played and he wants more. He is on special teams. He is on defense. He is rotating in and out of there. He really did help a tremendous amount yesterday."

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