Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. said Buccaneers cornerback Vernon Hargreaves told him after Sunday’s game that he knew what routes were coming.
I mean, they study film, Beckham told reporters Wednesday. When I was talking to (Vernon) Hargreaves after the game he was just like, ‘You know, we know a lot of what you’re doing.’ It still just comes to a point where we have to trust it.
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Beckham did catch seven passes for 90 yards in the Giants’ 25-23 loss to the Buccaneers Sunday, but he was targeted 15 times in the game and had several passes broken up due to good coverage.
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The issue of kneeling during the national anthem as a way for players to protest what they consider injustice aimed at people of color began last season with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. It became a hot-button topic this season after President Donald Trump ripped the NFL and its players who kneeled in protest during the anthem.
Subsequent games have seen varying levels of protest or shows of solidarity by players and teams, some before the anthem and some during it.
What has gone right: The Bengals already have 12 sacks with rookie Carl Lawson making an immediate splash. Second-year tight end Tyler Kroft is starting to step up in place of the oft-injured Tyler Eifert (back).