Odell Beckham Jr. Fantasy Football News 2018

Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle) participated in individual drills during Thursday's minicamp session, according to ESPN's Jordan Raanan. Beckham is 6-and-a-half months removed from the fractured ankle that ended his 2017 campaign in Week 5. We haven't yet heard that he's received full medical clearance, but he's obviously making progress. OBJ should be a full-go by the time training camp rolls around.

Giants WR Odell Beckham showed up for the start of the team's offseason program on Monday. It's at least a small olive branch amid an offseason of trade rumors and holdout threats. The drama isn't necessarily over yet. The trade rumors figure to persist at least until the NFL Draft is over. And Beckham could still stage a training camp holdout if he doesn't get a new contract. But the odds that he's a Giant in 2018 look better now than they did a couple of weeks ago.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport hears that Giants WR Odell Beckham "will not set foot on a field without a new contract extension agreed to." He's entering the final year of his rookie deal and is set to earn about $8.46 million, leaving him "just" 11th at his position in 2018 salary. Beckham's situation is complicated by his off-field antics, which include a recent viral video that appeared to show him partaking in some illegal substances. We'll continue to keep an eye on the situation but would ultimately be surprised if Beckham misses time due to contract issues. He's a fine target in the back half of the 1st round of early best-ball drafts.

Giants HC Pat Shurmur said from the Combine on Wednesday that he doesn't know if WR Odell Beckham will be ready for training camp. He's still rehabbing the fractured left ankle he suffered on October 8. The fact that he's uncertain for the start of camp nearly 10 months later is a reminder of how serious the injury was. We'll continue to keep a close eye on OBJ's progress.

Giants HC Ben McAdoo announced Monday that WR Odell Beckham will undergo surgery on his fractured ankle and miss the rest of the season. He finishes with a 25-302-3 line in 4 appearances. Beckham will now have missed 17 games in 4 NFL seasons. He should be ready in plenty of time for the start of the 2018 campaign, which is currently scheduled to be a contract year for a guy who will still be only 25.

Giants WR Odell Beckham suffered a fractured ankle in Sunday's loss to the Chargers, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Schefter adds that the team hasn't yet decided whether Beckham will have surgery. Either way, though, he's looking at an extended absence and might be done for the season. We'll continue to pass along updates as we get them.

Giants WR Odell Beckham is headed for surgery on his ankle, according to ESPN's Jordan Raanan. No word yet on the exact injury, but he'll obviously be out for an extended period. We'll continue to update Beckham's status as we learn more.

Giants WR Odell Beckham got his left ankle bent awkwardly beneath him in the 4th quarter of Sunday's game against the Chargers. It's the same ankle that's been hurting since August. Beckham was visibly upset as he was carted to the locker room. We'll update his status as soon as we learn more.

Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle, finger) was limited in practice all week but isn’t listed on the final Week 5 injury report. Although not at 100%, he’ll play against the Chargers on Sunday. OBJ remains a must-start in season-long leagues.

Giants HC Ben McAdoo said Monday that WR Odell Beckham is "fighting through a bunch of things." He dislocated a finger -- which McAdoo said is "sore" -- and sprained the same ankle that he hurt back in August during Sunday's loss to the Bucs. OBJ returned from both injuries, and there's been nothing to suggest that he won't play against the Chargers this weekend. But we'll keep a close eye on him.

Giants WR Odell Beckham dislocated his right index finger and sprained his ankle in Sunday's loss to the Bucs. Neither injury knocked him out of the game. It's worth noting, though, that the ankle sprain was to the same ankle that that he injured back in August. We'll keep a close eye on Beckham this week, but owners can tentatively expect him to play against the Chargers on Sunday.

Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle) isn’t listed on the final Week 3 injury report. Expect him to play something close to his usual role on Sunday against the Eagles after being limited to just 60.7% of the offensive snaps in his return last weekend.

Giants WR Odell Beckham expects an increased role against the Eagles on Sunday after playing just 60.7% of the offensive snaps in his return last week. "I look to play a lot more this week," Beckham said Thursday. He remains a must-start vs. a Philly defense he's averaged 87.3 yards and .67 TDs per game against for his career.

Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle) is active for tonight's game against the Lions. The general consensus from the New York media is that OBJ looked good in pre-game warmups. There's still some risk that he's limited and/or suffers a setback. But if you waited on him, get Beckham in your starting lineup.

ESPN's Adam Schefter hears that there's a "good chance" Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle) plays against the Lions on Monday night. "But cautioned it's still 'up in the air,'" Schefter adds. It sounds like a final decision might not be made until pregame warmups. We're guessing that Beckham will play, but he could be limited and will be at risk of an in-game setback. Consider him a risk/reward WR2 and check out where he sits in our Week 2 rankings.

Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle) is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the Lions after 3 limited practices this week. The general consensus is that he'll play. "The expectation is that he makes his season debut," NFL Network's Ian Rapoport tweeted on Saturday. We should get another update on OBJ tomorrow morning. For now, we'd pencil him in fantasy lineups.

Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle) remained limited in Friday's practice. HC Ben McAdoo did say afterward that OBJ “responded well to treatment” and did more than he did on Thursday. We'll get another update tomorrow -- and hopefully another on Sunday morning -- ahead of the Giants' Monday nighter against the Lions.

Giants WR Odell Beckham practiced on Thursday for the 1st time since spraining his ankle 24 days ago. He'll likely be listed as limited, but this puts him on track to play against the Lions on Monday night. We'll get another update tomorrow.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport hears that there's "a lot of optimism" about Giants WR Odell Beckham's availability for Monday night's game against the Lions. Beckham looked pretty good in pregame warmups prior to the opener in Dallas and was reportedly pushing to play in that one. We'll get our Giants 1st practice report tomorrow. Owners can pencil OBJ into starting lineups for now.

Giants WR Odell Beckham (ankle) is officially inactive for tonight’s game against the Cowboys. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport hears that Beckham “should be good to go for Week 2.” Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard will serve as New York’s top 2 WRs tonight. TE Evan Engram could also play a bigger role in the passing game.


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