Odell Beckham 'showed burst' in return to practice


We have an Odell Beckham sighting.

For the first time since the middle of August, the New York Giants rookie receiver ran routes at full speed and caught passes during the individual portion of practice Tuesday, per NJ.com's Jordan Raanan. The wideout was limited in practice.

"Odell looked good. He definitely showed some burst," Eli Manning said, per Raanan.

The quarterback noted that the Giants will sprinkle in Beckham moving forward.

Beckham has battled a nagging hamstring injury that caused him to miss all five preseason games and the first three weeks of the season.

The first-round pick isn't expected to play in Thursday's divisional game against the Washington Redskins and has targeted Week 5 as his NFL debut.

The 21-year-old entered the NFL labeled as a polished route runner with big-play ability. Beckham's injury has been one cause of frustration for coach Tom Coughlin.

Tuesday was a step toward easing that irritation.

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