Dave Gettleman’s response to Odell Beckham: Giants are ‘iconic’


At first, Giants basic supervisor Dave Gettleman waved off any questions Friday concerning a sure participant he traded away, saying, “Odell performs for the Cleveland Browns now, and we’re transferring on.’’

When a follow-up inquiry about Odell Beckham Jr. was despatched his method, Gettleman shortly shot again, “No extra Odell questions.’’

That was not the final phrase on the topic, although. Beckham, in a latest GQ Journal cowl story, mentioned he was liable for carrying the Giants’ model via all of the dropping, and Gettleman was not having any of that.

He laughed. After which spoke.

“You’re main me down a rabbit gap,’’ he mentioned. “Everyone knows that is an iconic franchise. It’s gained 4 Tremendous Bowls and different World Championships. That’s the model.’’

The comeback got here a day after Eli Manning instructed NFL Community that he laughed when he heard Beckham’s feedback about carrying the model.

“I gained a number of video games earlier than he was right here,’’ Manning mentioned.

The fracture to Sterling Shepard’s left thumb is on the tip of the thumb, prompting coach Pat Shurmur to say, “He’ll be again quickly. I’m not involved about that one in any respect.’’ Shepard did particular person work throughout follow and afterward caught the ball together with his proper hand.

With Corey Coleman out for the season after tearing his ACL, the Giants want a kick returner. Shurmur talked about receivers Cody Latimer, Golden Tate and Brittan Golden as potentialities. Security Jabrill Peppers seemingly would be the punt returner however extending him to kickoffs could be a stretch.

“I imply we’d like to search out someone else to no less than work at it,’’ Shurmur mentioned. “The one factor about Jabrill is in vital conditions, we are able to definitely put him again there. He’s completed it.’’

QB Daniel Jones received off to a gradual begin Thursday and wasn’t helped by an ideal deep ball that was not secured by WR Bennie Fowler. Requested if Jones can study from that, Shurmur mentioned: “The man that should study from that’s Bennie. Catch the ball.’’

LB Lorenzo Carter completed his rookie season at 244 kilos and is as much as 256 in his second NFL coaching camp.

“The extra weight, the higher,’’ mentioned Carter, who occurred to be holding a number of chocolate chip cookies.


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