The New York Giants have declared wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. active for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.
Beckham is dealing with a hip injury that forced him to miss some practice time, and he was considered a game-time decision. The decision came a lot quicker than usual because the Giants will play the Rams in London bright and early on Sunday, with kickoff set for 9:30 a.m. ET.
While it’s unlikely that Beckham will be 100 percent for Sunday’s game, he has been excellent this season and the fact that he’s active is a big deal for the Giants. In six games, he’s caught 35 passes for 581 yards with three touchdowns this season.
Beckham has drawn headlines for his emotional play this season. That play has caused him to be penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct and involved multiple sideline tirades when his 3-3 Giants were struggling to perform on either side of the ball.
The Giants ruled safeties Darian Thompson and Nat Berhe, right tackle Marshall Newhouse, wide receiver Tavares King, quarterback Josh Johnson, linebacker Deontae Skinner and defensive tackle Robert Thomas inactive for the game.
Los Angeles ruled cornerback Trumaine Johnson, defensive tackle Michael Brockers, guard Jamon Brown, wide receivers Nelson Spruce and Pharoh Cooper, quarterback Sean Mannion and offensive lineman Pace Murphy out for Sunday’s game.