Redskins vs Giants : Coming off of a deflating loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night – one that most likely knocked the Redskins out of the playoffs – Washington will do their best to bounce back against the New York Giants on Sunday.
With Mark Sanchez under center after on Monday, it’s safe to say that the Redskins have a tough task ahead of them. The Giants are 4-8 and while they sit in last place in the NFC East, they have won three of their last five games.
With injuries piling up, and playoff hopes all but gone, the Redskins are playing for little more than pride on Sunday. Here is how you can watch.
If the are going to beat the on Sunday, they’re going to have to do it without .
In a surprising development, the on Saturday that Beckham has been ruled out for this week’s game. Beckham is dealing with a bruised quad, which will keep him from taking the field in Washington. You can stream the game live on fuboTV ().
Giants coach Pat Shurmur revealed on Friday that Beckham in Week 12. However, the quad didn’t give him any issues last week, which is why he was able to play during New York’s 30-27 upset win over the , a game where he caught at touchdown pass and threw a touchdown pass.
Beckham obviously aggravated the injury at some point this week, but it’s not clear when exactly that happened. The Giants receiver was a full participant in practice on both Wednesday and Thursday, before being downgraded to a limited participant on Friday.
After Beckham didn’t make it through Friday’s session, Giants coach Pat Shurmur insisted that the team’s top wide receiver would still be fine for Sunday’s game.
“He’s playing. He’s got a quad bruise. It’s been lingering,” Shurmur said Friday, via quotes distributed by the team. “Remember the last play of the game against Philly, where he got leg whipped?”
The fact that Beckham is sitting out this week is almost ironic and that’s because he just released a video talking about how much money he spends each year to keep his body healthy.
“I take care of my body each and every day. I put, probably, over $300,000 ,” Beckham said, via ESPN.com. “It’s a lot to upkeep. I don’t ever want to decline.”
The loss of Beckham is a big blow for the Giants and that’s mainly because he went off during the team’s first meeting with the Redskins. Back in Week 8, Beckham caught eight passes for 136 yards in a 20-13 loss. Overall, Beckham has 1,052 receiving yards on the season, which ranks 10th in the