11:55 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. ET. That is when the New York Giants practice on Thursday, and it is a huge block of time for the Giants and rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. If Beckham comes through the practice without incident he appears to be on target to make his NFL debut Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
Today's practice is the second of back-to-back workouts for the Giants, and will mark the first time since preseason that the team's first-round pick has practiced fully for consecutive days.
"I feel good. I will be ready. I feel better than I have been feeling," Beckham said.
Head coach Tom Coughlin said earlier this week the consecutive practices would give the Giants a good idea as to whether or not Beckham is ready. Quarterback Eli Manning said he still worries about Beckham aggravating the hamstring injury.
Beckham is just anxious for the opportunity.
"Ever since I first got hurt I have been itching to get back out there. It is part of the reason why I maybe came back too fast and hurt it again," Beckham said. "I just thank God every day for the opportunity I get. If I get the chance to play Sunday, I am going to go out and do the best that I can."