Odell Beckham Jr. blames ‘cramping’ for dramatic first-half exit towards Eagles | NFL


One other recreation, one other day within the Odell Beckham Jr. Expertise — for all of the unsuitable causes, not the least of which was his early exit earlier than halftime of Thursday evening’s loss to the Eagles.

His rationalization? He wanted fluids.

“I used to be cramping … so I used to be making an attempt to go get an IV,’’ Beckham informed reporters after the sport (by way of the New York Publish). “As a result of the halftime break is de facto like 5, 10 minutes [actually, it’s 12 minutes], so if I can use a pair further seconds to go in there and get an IV and be capable to come again out … that’s actually all it was.’’

That is the rationale coach Pat Shurmur gave, too.

“He had an … an IV … simply dehydrated once more [and] he went again to the locker room,’’ Shurmur informed reporters.

Feeling he wanted to clarify additional, Shurmur continued, going full-on physiologist: “Some guys’ our bodies dehydrate faster than others, so we’ve acquired to maintain on the lookout for methods to ensure he stays hydrated.’’

So at the very least the Giants are all on the identical web page relating to one thing .

So let’s recap one other day of OBJ drama that included a 34-13 beatdown that leaves New York 1-5:

First, Beckham reportedly was fined for adverse feedback he made final week towards Giants quarterback Eli Manning.

Second, he left the sector earlier than halftime, which would have been all effectively and good if the Giants had been on protection and there was no time left. However Beckham departed with two seconds left and a attainable Hail Mary try on the way in which.

And at last, Beckham was seen on the sideline head-butting a cooling unit.

Beckham completed the evening with six catches for 44 yards on 10 targets, second solely to working again Saquon Barkley, who rushed for the Giants’ solely TD.

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