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.
#Giants coach Pat Shurmur informed reporters Odell Beckham went to the locker room early earlier than halftime as a result of he wanted IVs.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 12, 2018
“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.
Odell Beckham Jr. left the sector earlier than that Hail Mary try. pic.twitter.com/9VzWlPafuc
— Thomas Lott (@tlott33) October 12, 2018
And at last, Beckham was seen on the sideline head-butting a cooling unit.
Odell and a fan 😅
— ESPN (@espn) October 12, 2018
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.