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Giants-Falcons Snap Counts: Odell Beckham plays 36 snaps

A look at Sunday's snap counts for the Giants.

Odell Beckham Jr. after his touchdown catch on Sunday
Odell Beckham Jr. after his touchdown catch on Sunday
Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Odell Beckham had no idea how many snaps he would play Sunday in his NFL debut against the Atlanta Falcons. The New York Giants rookie wide receiver ended up playing 35 very productive snaps and catching his first touchdown pass in a 30-20 victory.

"Coming into the game, I didn't know how much I was going to play. I really didn't know," Beckham said after the game.

He certainly played enough -- and accomplished enough -- for the Giants to get excited about the possibilities going forward.

Here are some other notes from Sunday's snaps counts.


With Rashad Jennings injured, Andre Williams played 36 snaps and carried the ball 20 times. Peyton Hills saw his first meaningful action, playing six snaps.

With Beckham taking a large number of snaps, wide receiver Preston Parker started the game but was in on only 17 plays.

Adrien Robinson got two snaps, catching a pass on one of them.


Jacquian Williams, Jameel McClain and Antrel Rolle played all 72 snaps. Quintin Demps and Prince Amukamara played 71.

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, in and out of the lineup with a troublesome ankle, played 49 snaps. Trumaine McBride played 52 snaps and Zack Bowman filled in for DRC on 15 snaps.

Among the defensive ends, Jason Pierre-Paul played 63 snaps, Mathias Kiwanuka 58, roberty Ayers 29 and Damontre Moore 20.

At defensive tackle, Cullen Jenkins played 43 snaps, Johnathan Hankins 36, Mike Patterson 19 and Markus Kuhn 12.