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Giants breathe a sigh of relief as Odell Beckham Jr. sprains his ankle but ...


CLEVELAND – Odell Beckham knelt down in agony in the tunnel of FirstEnergy Stadium during Monday night’s second quarter with what looked like a potentially catastrophic leg injury.


But by the end of the Giants’ 10-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns, Beckham was so “relieved” he had only sprained his left ankle that he was sarcastically mocking a question of whether he’d be ready for the Week 1 opener in Dallas.


The Giants did say Beckham “will undergo further examination,” presumably an MRI to also check his knee, which bent awkwardly on the low-but-legal hit by Browns defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun.


What’s most frightening, though, is that Eli Manning’s first-team offense was putrid even with Beckham on the field, just as it had been in last year’s preseason debut at Buffalo, prior to ranking 26th of 32 teams in the 2016 regular season.


Beckham is so important to the Giants because his game-breaking ability is all that bailed the offense last year out of its terrible running game, spotty pass protection and turnovers.




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